Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), the main author of the PATRIOT Act, agrees. Sensenbrenner calls the NSA
The PATRIOT Act-authorized phone dragnet expired last night. For the first time since 2006, the NSA won’t receive records of the ... Marcy Wheeler writes at EmptyWheel.net and is the author of "Anatomy of Deceit."
The conservative Republican who co-authored America’s Patriot Act is preparing to unveil bipartisan legislation that would dramatically curtail the domestic surveillance powers it gives to intelligence agencies. Congressman Jim …
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 …
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 tide seems to be turning against the U.S. National Security ... Patriot Act say the law was never intended to be …
John Conyers (D-MI), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), the original author of the Patriot Act. The new bill, called the USA Freedom Act, would effectively end the NSA’s phone records collection. Instead, it would require …
During a televised hearing in March of 2013, Senator Ron Wyden asked the nation's most senior intelligence official point blank whether or not the National Security ... USA Freedom Act Sensenbrenner, the Republican co-author of the …
Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by Tobias Schwarz ... 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 …
Author ... National Security Agency has been playing out the principles of the doctrine by using 9/11 as a pretext for all its activities. Amid the dense fog of fear, under the rubric of combating terrorism, the National Security State passed …