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 …
Continuing to illustrate how the NSA leaks have obliterated traditional partisan lines, Patriot Act author Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner has joined forces with the EFF to argue before a court that the NSA has taken things too far. Both …
Rep. Sensenbrenner discusses the Patriot Act that he authored, saying it does not allow for random phone monitoring of Americans. Sensenbrenner said Obama’s secret program, which collects phone records from millions of Americans, is …
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 original author of the Patriot Act is slamming ... Tom Cotton, R-Ark., to extend the National Security Agency's bulk metadata collection program authorized under the Patriot Act. Cotton has proposed legislation to extend the program …
The National Security Agency failed to report privacy violations ... and is the former chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. He is the primary author the Patriot Act.
The chief author of the Patriot Act has filed court papers in support of a lawsuit seeking to stop the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of records, saying that the Obama administration is going far beyond what he intended when …
"Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, who worked with president George W. Bush to give more power to US intelligence agencies after the September 11 terrorist attacks, said the intelligence community had misused those powers by …
In a Congressional committee hearing, the author of the Patriot Act threatened to orchestrate a movement to not ... The bulk data collection program is unbounded in its scope. The NSA is gathering on a daily basis the details of every call …