Over the weekend, three provisions of the Patriot Act expired thanks to ... “On a matter as critical as our national security, individual Senators must put aside their partisan motivations and act swiftly. The American people deserve …
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, the Republican author of the Patriot Act, sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder that says he is “extremely disturbed” by reports that the National Security Agency collected phone records from Verizon …
House Patriot Act author Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., and Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Tuesday introduced a “USA Freedom Act” to restrict National Security Agency spying. That move came amid high …
Two years after Edward Snowden exposed the National Security ... Patriot Act could be going away? And this program would change? That’s right. But lawmakers who want changes to the program still have a tough slog ahead of them. …
The government's acknowledgment of its existence directly contradicts officials' earlier statements about the nature of NSA surveillance, and the author of the Patriot Act says it goes beyond the kinds of activities he intended the law to …
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 …
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 …
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 …