Why not, we say... US House Representative Jim Sensenbrenner, the lead author of controversial anti-terror law the Patriot Act, has asked the European Parliament for help in taming the NSA. He also called for Europe to put pressure …
For example, after the Congress’s inaction recently allowed sections of the Patriot Act to lapse ... government information and then pardon him. This author did some congressional oversight of the NSA prior to 9/11. Back then, the US …
And on February 8 in Washington, members of the House--libertarians and Tea Partiers on one side and progressive Democrats on the other--got together and defeated a bill that would extend three key sections of the Patriot Act. Now …
In this case, an exception has been made because the author -- who would have preferred ... one of the most controversial provisions of the USA Patriot Act: the expanded power to issue "national security letters." It no doubt surprised most …
author of the Patriot Act. "At the heart of this legislation is the reform ... Bulk collection is also prohibited under the FISA Pen Register/Trap and Trace Device authority and National Security Letter authorities," wrote Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R …
Congress may be preparing to reinforce two horrible FISA Court decisions and an abusive government search with no debate in the coming weeks: a decision to give national security orders ... by reauthorizing the Patriot Act twice. The …
It doesn’t matter whether the so-called threats to national security posed by terrorists ... but the government kept its police powers made possible by the USA Patriot Act. Remember when Barack Obama claimed the country was being …
The US Second Circuit Court of Appeal unanimously ruled that the NSA's bulk telephone metadata 1 program was not authorised by section 215 of the Patriot Act, voiding an earlier ... counterintelligence strategist and author John …
WASHINGTON – The Republican-led House on Tuesday failed to pass a short-term extension of the USA Patriot Act favored by GOP leaders ... potentially inserting the national security debate into the unfolding presidential campaign …
For a legislative fight that has stretched on for months, pitting the House against the Senate and the White House against members of the president's party, the battle to renew the USA Patriot Act will ... revisions affect National Security