Tag: Ron Wyden

Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

U.S. Klobuchar, Wyden introduce Preventing Auto Recycling Theft Act to crackdown on catalytic converter theft

November 18, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

Through the Preventing Auto Recycling Theft (PART) Act (S. 5024) introduced into the Senate this week, U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) want to add traceable identification numbers to catalytic converters to fight back against a rise […]


Senate passes spying bill without search and browsing history protections

May 14, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

An effort to protect Americans’ browsing and search histories from warrantless government surveillance failed by a single vote in the Senate on Wednesday. The privacy measure, sponsored by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) got 59 votes, […]

Federal, Policy

Senator: Mark Zuckerberg should face “the possibility of a prison term”

September 4, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Mark Zuckerberg has “repeatedly lied to the American people about privacy,” Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) said in a recent interview with the Willamette Week, a Portland alternative weekly newspaper. “I think he ought to be held personally accountable, which is […]

Federal, Policy, Uncategorized

Senator freezes DHS cyber nominee over Stingray info

May 14, 2018

Via: FCW

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) wants details on rogue use of cell-tracking Stingray devices before he’ll confirm a new cybersecurity leader at the Department of Homeland Security. Wyden notified Congress on May 9 that he is objecting to the confirmation of […]


Senator: let’s fix third-party doctrine that enabled NSA mass snooping

April 4, 2016

Via: ArsTechnica

SAN FRANCISCO—The past week hundreds of lawyers, technologists, journalists, activists, and others from around the globe descended upon a university conference center to try to figure out the state of digital rights in 2016. The conference, appropriately dubbed “RightsCon,” featured […]