Ron Wyden

Ron Wyden is the Democratic senator from Oregon. Wyden is a leading voice on issues of civil liberties, privacy, and encryption within the U.S. congress.
FBI hacking powers expand as efforts to block Rule 41 changes fail
Critics worry the rule changes would allow the U.S. government to hack innocent Americans.
Internet-rights groups launch protest over expanded FBI hacking powers
The changes may have drastic consequences for online privacy.
CIA director clashes with Sen. Ron Wyden over encryption backdoors
A consensus of technologists argue that requiring backdoors would weaken cybersecurity.
FBI raids dental software researcher who discovered private patient data on public server
Justin Shafer reported a flaw in a company's system. Then the FBI came knocking.
Senators introduce bill to block 'dramatic' changes to electronic search warrant rules
These lawmakers say there's more to this obscure rule change than meets the eye.
Justice Department brushes off senator's claim that secret legal memo must be disclosed
The government called a U.S. senator's argument 'wholly erroneous.'