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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 week …
Braodband DSL Reports · ByKarl Bode · 7/18/2013
Since the revelations about the NSA from Edward Snowden’s leaks last year, Representative Jim Sensenbrenner, who authored the Patriot Act, has come out in opposition to certain NSA surveillance practices, particularly bulk collection of Americans ...
Antiwar · ByJohn Glaser · 2/6/2014
Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), center, has now become Congress' most outspoken opponent to the NSA's metadata program ... And Sensenbrenner should know, too, because he authored the Patriot Act in October 2001 and supported its subsequent …
Ars Technica · ByCyrus Farivar · 9/5/2013
Technically, three key provisions of the Patriot Act governing what data the NSA can collect and how expired tonight after ... Image via AP. Contact the author at gabrielle@gawker.com.
Gawker · 6/1/2015
as we’ve learned today that the NSA is doing. “As the author of the Patriot Act, I am extremely troubled by the FBI’s interpretation of this legislation,” Rep. Sensenbrenner says in a letter sent to Attorney General Eric Holder. “While I believe ...
The New Civil Rights Movement · 6/6/2013
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 proposed legislation to ...
Reason · 11/15/2013
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) penned a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday in response to the “overbroad interpretation” of the Patriot Act. As the author who introduced the legislation, Sensenbrenner said he was “disturbed” by the ...
Mediaite · 6/6/2013
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 records from millions of ...
TPM · ByIgor Bobic · 6/6/2013
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 also ...
Softpedia News · 11/20/2013
The original author of the Patriot Act says the government's "excessive" use of it to collect the phone records of millions of Verizon customers is an abuse of power. "While I believe the Patriot Act appropriately balanced national security concerns and ...
News Max · 6/8/2013