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Wired: Patriot Act author says NSA is abusing spy law

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Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wisconsin) quickly ushered in the USA Patriot Act in the wake of the September 2001 terror attacks. But the author of the act, which greatly expanded the government's spy powers, says the National Security Agency is abusing the act by collecting records of all telephone calls in the United States.

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