Sheldon Whitehouse

Sheldon Whitehouse is a United States Senator representing Rhode Island.

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Surveillance

Why Americans Hate Government Surveillance but Tolerate Corporate Data Aggregators

When I was first elected to the Senate, I was fortunate to be appointed to the Intelligence Committee. There I saw up close the dedication and commitment of the men and women of our intelligence agencies. The theme of Law Day this year at NSA—“intelligence under the law”—fits well what the people at the agency do to keep this country safe. The NSA is, in former General Counsel Raj De’s words, “one of the most highly regulated entities in the world.”