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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
The White House would stop NSA’s phone dragnet, but leave the power behind it intact. An unlikely Republican’s bill does better. Take a victory lap, Edward Snowden. Last summer, the White House and congressional intelligence committee leadership …
Daily Beast · 3/25/2014
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 citizens. Last …
The Inquisitr · 6/12/2013
Patriot Act author: Feinstein's bill ‘a joke.’ In an interview with The Hill, Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) "says the House and Senate Intelligence committees have become 'cheerleaders' for the National Security Agency. 'Instead of putting the ...
Washington Post · 12/11/2013
Clapper) related to the NSA's spying activities on American citizens. Sensenbrenner is the author of the Patriot Act, which was made into law way back in 2001. He says that the vast data handover that is going on through NSA spying programs on internet …
Game Politics · 9/5/2013
White House says NSA's surveillance programs implement FISA and the Patriot Act -- but Patriot Act author is not so sure. Meanwhile, privacy groups turn up the heat. Is the NSA's Prism program legal? To be clear, what's being called Prism really refers to ...
Dark Reading · 11/6/2013
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, the main author of the original Patriot Act, wrote an op-ed in 2013 explaining the NSA bulk collection of data belonging to Americans is an abuse of the legislation. In particular, Sensenbrenner slammed the Obama administration for ...
Townhall.com · ByKatie Pavlich · 6/2/2015
Is the NSA's Prism program legal? To be clear, what's being called Prism really refers to the name of an internal government computer system that's used as part of a program known as the Collection of Intelligence Pursuant to Section 702 of the Foreign ...
TechWeb · 6/11/2013
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 the Patriot Act ...
The Oracle · 10/15/2013
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-Wis., who wrote …
FOX News · 6/6/2013