The conservative Republican who co-authored America's Patriot Act is preparing to unveil bipartisan legislation that would dramatically curtail the domestic surveillance powers it gives to intelligence agencies. Congressman Jim …
Patriot Act author Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., said on Wednesday that "in the next few days," he will submit a bipartisan bill to end the bulk collection of data and phone records by the National Security Agency. The move will …
The author of the Patriot Act on Sunday continued his criticism of the National Security Agency’s widespread …
The U.S. government contends that the bulk collection of U.S. phone records is authorized by section 215 of the PATRIOT Act. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), the author of the original USA PATRIOT Act, disagrees. In a amicus brief filed in …
The NSA has used Section 215 to obtained authority to force cell phone providers to turn over the phone records of virtually every American, even if they are not suspected of terrorist activity. The catch is that this provision of the PATRIOT Act
In an article published by the Guardian, Patriot Act creator, Jim Sensenbrenner criticized the NSA overreach and called for more reforms for the intelligence agency’s programs. After mentioning that the NSA scandal didn’t just hurt privacy, but …
Take a minute to let that sink in. “As the author of the Patriot Act, I am extremely troubled by the FBI’s interpretation …
On Veteran’s Day, US House representative Jim Sesenbrenner was in Brussels, Belgium, testifying before the European Parliament at the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice, and Home Affairs about the ongoing abuse of the bill he wrote, …
Rep. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., the author and primary sponsor of the USA PATRIOT Act, announced Wednesday that he would introduce legislation, the USA FREEDOM Act, to end the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of …
Wisconsin Republican Representative Jim Sensenbrenner is about the farthest thing you can be from a civil libertarian, but as the author of one of the most draconian expansions of United States surveillance power, even Sensenbrenner this …