The Patriot Act author may be experiencing some buyer’s remorse. The lawmaker has notified the US Attorney General of his grave concerns that the law is being abused the FBI and the NSA in vacuuming up phone records of innocent …
Now several Congress members are actually attempting to revise the act to make it more transparent and specific. This just shows the need for more transparency in the NSA. According to Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, the author of …
A bill seeking to rein in the National Security Agency’s bulk data collection could ... Sensenbrenner — credited as the author of the original PATRIOT Act — emphasized the need to increase transparency in the federal government.
Jim Sensenbrenner, the co-author of the US Patriot Act, seeks to curb the domestic surveillance power of the NSA. The Patriot Act’s Section 215 has been named by intelligence officials when they were defending the agency’s snooping …
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-Wisc.) introduced the Patriot Act in October of 2001. Today, he sent a letter to Attorney …
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 …
Rep. Jim Sensen­bren­ner on Wed­nes­day said his Free­dom Act would close a “loop­hole” a seni­or in­tel­li­gence of­fi­cial re­cently ad­mit­ted the NSA has ex­ploited to spy on the ac­tu­al con­tents — and not just “metadata ...
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.
Coming from the author of the Patriot Act this is truly a stunning, and welcome, confirmation that the liberty and …