Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI, 5th), author of the Patriot Act, and the anti-surveillance ... Read More The flagship anti-surveillance bill, the Freedom Act, aims at kicking the National Security Agency's spying programs to the curb. The …
the man who helped usher in the Patriot Act era as a co-author of the post-Sept ... the narrow defeat of a House measure over the summer that sought to defund the National Security Agency (NSA), Sensenbrenner told the newspaper he …
that the government was indiscriminately collecting the phone records of vast numbers of Americans under an expansive interpretation of the Patriot Act. The database could then be “queried” or searched for matches when investigators …
Fred Kaplan Fred Kaplan, author of The Insurgents ... Keith Alexander, then-director of the NSA. Advertisement Under the system that has been in effect, as authorized by Section 215 of the Patriot Act (or, rather, by the FISA court’s now …
It's 2017 and Microsoft is still patching Windows XP+ – to plug holes exploited by trio of leaked NSA weapons US House Representative Jim Sensenbrenner, the lead author of controversial anti-terror law the Patriot Act, has asked the …
Congressman Sensenbrenner: “As the author of the Patriot Act, I am extremely troubled by the FBI’s interpretation of this legislation. While I believe the Patriot Act appropriately balanced national security concerns and civil rights, I have …
The push for reform is the strongest demonstration yet of a decadelong shift from a singular focus on national security at the expense of ... James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., an author of the Patriot Act who is now leading efforts to change it.
The recent revelations about NSA spying programs makes this a good time to have ... Since the leaks by Edward Snowden, even the original author of the PATRIOT Act, Rep. James Sensenbrenner, has said that the authority …
While some lawmakers have pushed for reauthorization of Section 215 without any new limits, that would be “irresponsible” following revelations of the NSA phone records program in 2013, said Sensenbrenner, primary author of the Patriot
Image via AP. Contact the author at gabrielle@gawker.com. Technically, three key provisions of the Patriot Act governing what data the NSA can collect and how expired tonight after Rand Paul bested Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell …