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.
U.S. senator asks FBI to explain plan to abandon FOIA requests by email
Sen. Wyden's letter is critical of the FBI's new policy, claiming it may place an 'unnecessary burden' on FOIA requesters.
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.