Lead Patriot Act author Rep. F. James Sensenbrenner Jr. (R-WI) says government cannot collect data from businesses without ever obtaining a warrant. This means the days of the Obama administration’s eavesdropping on our phone calls and other ... · 7/17/2013
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-Va.),
eWeek · ByWayne Rash · 5/2/2015
At its core, the House measure ends the NSA’s bulk collection program first exposed ... drawing support from the original author of the Patriot Act, conservative Representative James Sensenbrenner of Wisconsin, along with liberal Democrats like John ...
Yahoo News · 5/14/2015
As reported on HuffPost, one of the authors of this fine piece of legislation is now upset that the current administration is using this fine piece of legislation. I laughed. A lot. I just don't remember Rep. S complaining when his man was "abusing" things.
Daily Kos · 6/6/2013
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 the Patriot ...
People's World · 11/7/2014
PHILADELPHIA — As his fellow Republican Kentucky senator, Mitch McCon nell, pushes this week to reauthorize the Patriot Act, Rand Paul took his presidential ... Jeb Bush called the National Security Agency's data collection program important for ... · 5/18/2015
The USA Freedom Act renews a set of surveillance tools that were given set forth by Section 215 of the Patriot Act which expired June ... However, some former National Security Agency insiders such as former NSA crypto-mathematician William Binney …
WHIR · 6/2/2015
The author, deputy director and acting director at the CIA during 2000–04, teaches at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. The long-running dispute is over: Congress has passed a new incarnation of the Patriot Act. So what has ... · 6/18/2015
Now exposed, leaders of both parties are piously pointing to the Patriot Act, saying that it legalized this wholesale, everyday invasion of our privacy, so we shouldn’t be surprised, much less upset by NSA’s surreptitious ... and author of the book ... · 6/20/2013
Issue: Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act has been used to collect ... Despite the breadth of data collected, it has rarely been accessed. In 2012, the NSA queried 288 primary phone numbers, and through contact chain analysis touched 6,000 numbers.
CSIS Center for Strategic & International Studies · 2/27/2014