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 …
The author of the Patriot Act said Thursday that a secret program under which the Obama administration was collecting phone records from millions of Americans is "excessive" and beyond the scope of the law. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R …
The author of the Patriot Act on Sunday continued his criticism of the National Security Agency’s widespread …
Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), the author of the original USA PATRIOT Act, disagrees. In a amicus brief filed in support of the American Civil Liberties Union's lawsuit against the National Security Agency's bulk collection of U.S. phone …
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, the main author of the original Patriot Act, wrote an op-ed in 2013 explaining the NSA bulk …
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, Republican Congressman from Wisconsin and a chief architect of the Patriot Act, has made headlines for criticizing the NSA's domestic spying. He considers the spying – and Dianne Feinstein’s recently …
Newly declassified files from the FISA court reveal that the NSA has repeatedly broken the rules with no remorse. Aside from the issue of privacy, this is also an issue of economy, says Jim Sensenbrenner, the author of the Patriot Act, the …
In one of the most prominent legal challenges to government intelligence gathering since the Edward Snowden disclosures, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against four top Obama Administration officials. The case, …
The Republican author of the Patriot Act in the House and the senior Democrat in the Senate teamed together Tuesday to write a bill that would stop the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of phone records and require a court order if …
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), who wrote and introduced the PATRIOT Act to Congress in 2001, said in a statement Thursday that the National Security Agency overstepped its bounds by issuing a secret order to collect phone log …
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