Jul 292013
 
 July 29, 2013  Govt, Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

There’s a nice piece in the Washington Post by >David A. Fahrenthold about Senator Ron Wyden and his tireless campaign to alert the public to the government’s interpretation of the PATRIOT Act without disclosing what he was not allowed to disclose.

Not everyone sees him as a hero, however:

“I would characterize what he’s been doing as trolling for leaks. And hinting at the kinds of leaks that he wants to see,” said Stewart A. Baker, a former official at the NSA and the Department of Homeland Security. “He’s directed everybody’s attention — who didn’t sign the oath that he signed — to places where they might look.”

Read more on Washington Post.

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