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.

State Department websites promote Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, sparking ethics concerns
U.S. government-funded blog posts have raised new questions about the murky conflicts of interest saddling the Trump presidency.
Nunes apologizes for leak as questions over Congress’s impartiality grow
Nunes somewhat apologized on Thursday after rushing to President Trump, whom he's investigating, with details of the investigation.
Sen. Graham wants a law to get Trump’s tax returns. A Democrat already introduced the bill.
Sen. Lindsey Graham wants Trump's tax returns. A bill by Sen. Ron Wyden could help.
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.
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.'
The pro-encryption bill that Congress is ignoring
Neither chamber of Congress has moved the bill out of the committee stage.
Senate bill effectively bans strong encryption
The measure is sure to face an uphill battle in Congress, where privacy activists are poised to fight back.
Sen. Tom Cotton slams WhatsApp encryption as a tool for terrorists, rapists
'This is an open invitation to terrorists, drug dealers, and sexual predators.'
iPhone unlocking court order prompts familiar battle lines in Congress
'Court orders are not optional and Apple should comply.'
Police chiefs, prosecutors demand laws mandating encryption backdoors
Law enforcement say backdoors make it harder to catch criminals. But where's the evidence?
Sen. Ron Wyden is ready to defend encryption in Congress
Anti-encryption lawmakers are using Paris to push for backdoors. Ron Wyden has heard it all before.
Congress plans encryption investigations as Paris attacks reignite ‘crypto wars’
Independent experts overwhelmingly support strong encryption, but Congress is still worried about it.