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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
Exclusive: Bipartisan bill pulls together existing efforts to dramatically reform the NSA in the wake of Snowden disclosures The conservative Republican who co-authored America's Patriot Act is preparing to unveil bipartisan legislation that would ...
The Guardian · 10/10/2013
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
The USA Patriot Act, which President George W. Bush signed into law in 2001, helped pave the way for mass surveillance after the Sept. 11 attacks. But after revelations that the NSA has scooped up everything from phone-call records to online …
SiliconBeat · 12/6/2013
The House Republican who became the legislative face of the Patriot Act after the 9/11 terrorist attacks was in Europe today telling the EU parliament that they need to rebuild trust and cooperation after the National Security Agency leaks that angered ...
pjmedia.com · 11/11/2013
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 support of the …
San Francisco Gate · 9/5/2013
Security: With the director of national intelligence defending a program he told Congress didn't exist, the Patriot Act's author says this isn't the ... outsourcing our national security to 29-year-old unstable contractors, one of nearly 500,000 employees ...
Investors Business Daily · 6/13/2013
Sensenbrenner wrote to Holder that the authors of the Patriot Act "found an appropriate balance" between national security and constitutional rights. But he "has always worried about potential abuses of the Act." He concluded by issuing a warning that the ...
Madison · 6/6/2013
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), who helped draft the PATRIOT Act, is exploring options to narrow a provision of the law that allows the National Security Agency (NSA) to obtain telephonic metadata on nearly all Americans. The comments are the first ...
Think Progress · ByIgor Volsky · 6/7/2013