S. 2952 - Stopping Mass Hacking Act

Crime and law enforcement. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to prevent the proposed amendments to rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure from taking effect. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Stopping Mass Hacking Act

S. 2952 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to prevent the proposed amendments to rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure from taking effect. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to prevent the proposed amendments to rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure from taking effect.
Other Titles
  • Stopping Mass Hacking Act
  • Stopping Mass Hacking Act
Sponsor
Ron Wyden
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Computers and information technology
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Criminal procedure and sentencing
  • Right of privacy
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced5/19/2016
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/19/2016
5/19/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
5/19/2016Introduced in Senate
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Contributions

  1. November - December 2010 For $110,673 Against $0
  2. January - February 2011 For $412,618 Against $0
  3. March - April 2011 For $1,074,791 Against $0
  4. May - June 2011 For $1,106,054 Against $0
  5. July - August 2011 For $563,544 Against $0
  6. September - October 2011 For $1,348,085 Against $0
  7. November - December 2011 For $1,188,396 Against $0
  8. January - February 2012 For $724,586 Against $0
  9. March - April 2012 For $1,454,409 Against $0
  10. May - June 2012 For $1,599,504 Against $0
  11. July - August 2012 For $1,348,735 Against $0
  12. September - October 2012 For $3,048,054 Against $0
  13. November - December 2012 For $430,608 Against $0
  14. January - February 2013 For $349,244 Against $0
  15. March - April 2013 For $885,800 Against $0
  16. May - June 2013 For $880,649 Against $0
  17. July - August 2013 For $508,388 Against $0
  18. September - October 2013 For $812,106 Against $0
  19. November - December 2013 For $908,835 Against $0
  20. January - February 2014 For $480,617 Against $0
  21. March - April 2014 For $1,296,286 Against $0
  22. May - June 2014 For $1,277,577 Against $0
  23. July - August 2014 For $779,031 Against $0
  24. September - October 2014 For $2,790,702 Against $0
  25. November - December 2014 For $383,500 Against $0
  26. January - February 2015 For $402,383 Against $0
  27. March - April 2015 For $1,201,839 Against $0
  28. May - June 2015 For $1,318,043 Against $0
  29. July - August 2015 For $386,553 Against $0
  30. September - October 2015 For $779,258 Against $0
  31. November - December 2015 For $785,370 Against $0
  32. January - February 2016 For $479,010 Against $0
  33. March - April 2016 For $1,066,242 Against $0
  34. May - June 2016 For $1,456,820 Against $0
  35. July - August 2016 For $1,372,749 Against $0
  36. September - October 2016 For $1,815,135 Against $0
  37. November - December 2016 For $91,322 Against $0

Votes

    37 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Stopping Mass Hacking Act

    37 organizations supported this bill

    Access Now
    Access Now (2016, May 19). Access Now supports legislation to block changes to Rule 41. Retrieved June 3, 2016, from Access Now.
    Advocacy for Principled Action in Government
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    American Civil Liberties Union
    Guliani, Neema Singh (2016, May 19). The Government’s Hacking Powers Are About to Grow Exponentially. Retrieved June 3, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
    American Library Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Amicus Post
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Center for Democracy & Technology
    Butler, Jadzia (2016, May 6). U.S. Supreme Court Endorses Government Hacking. Retrieved June 3, 2016, from Center for Democracy & Technology.
    Computer & Communications Industry Association
    Greenfield, Heather (2016, May 19). CCIA Applauds Senate Bill To Stop Surveillance Expansion. Retrieved June 3, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Constitutional Alliance
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Data Foundry
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Demand Progress
    Demand Progress (2016, May 19). Demand Progress Applauds the Stopping Mass Hacking Act. Retrieved June 3, 2016, from Demand Progress.
    DuckDuckGo
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Electronic Frontier Foundation
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Evernote
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Fight for the Future
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Free Press
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Freedom of the Press Foundation
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Golden Frog
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Google
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Government Accountability Project
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Internet Archive
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Internet Association
    Internet Association (2016, May 19). Statement In Support Of The Stopping Mass Hacking Act. Retrieved June 3, 2016, from Internet Association.
    Internet Infrastructure Coalition
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    IP Justice
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    La Quadrature Du Net
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Niskanen Center
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Open Net Korea
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    OpenMedia
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    PayPal Holdings
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Privacy International
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Private Internet Access
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    R Street Institute
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Reform Government Surveillance
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Restore The Fourth
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    SpiderOak
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Tor Project
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
    Wickr Foundation
    Undersigned organizations (2016, June 21). Rule 41 Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$56,050$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$554,877$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$727,861$0
    John BarrassoRWY$56,633$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$939,193$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$378,727$0
    Roy BluntRMO$227,986$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$493,687$0
    John BoozmanRAR$54,382$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$14,497$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$837,216$0
    Richard BurrRNC$198,789$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$340,990$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$148,175$0
    Ben CardinDMD$102,612$0
    Tom CarperDDE$82,740$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$230,478$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$372,173$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$6,200$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$40,350$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$80,350$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$301,228$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$133,138$0
    John CornynRTX$211,596$0
    Tom CottonRAR$1,298,460$0
    Mike CrapoRID$108,734$0
    Ted CruzRTX$2,024,967$0
    Steve DainesRMT$331,991$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$171,468$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$375,225$0
    Mike EnziRWY$15,000$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$192,461$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$113,411$0
    Deb FischerRNE$214,521$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,408,705$0
    Al FrankenDMN$608,544$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$478,866$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$428,209$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$263,038$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$208,929$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$215,264$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$277,742$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$260,879$0
    Dean HellerRNV$248,087$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$279,159$0
    John HoevenRND$34,900$0
    Jim InhofeROK$74,074$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$114,545$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$859,239$0
    Tim KaineDVA$818,166$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$93,253$0
    Mark KirkRIL$244,445$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$206,156$0
    James LankfordROK$201,040$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$225,830$0
    Mike LeeRUT$864,614$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$90,541$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$540,937$0
    John McCainRAZ$273,345$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$656,996$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$434,099$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$242,972$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$256,514$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,500$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$53,212$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$66,250$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$447,780$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$495,365$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$598,053$0
    Rand PaulRKY$526,271$0
    David PerdueRGA$263,423$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$463,314$0
    Rob PortmanROH$358,675$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$129,076$0
    Harry ReidDNV$150,203$0
    Jim RischRID$74,437$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$151,167$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$94,181$0
    Marco RubioRFL$1,004,333$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$361,501$0
    Ben SasseRNE$723,611$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$347,511$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$734,242$0
    Tim ScottRSC$366,611$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$13,000$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$357,208$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$21,700$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$156,084$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$638,073$0
    Jon TesterDMT$460,522$0
    John ThuneRSD$256,771$0
    Thom TillisRNC$274,014$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,404,485$0
    Tom UdallDNM$192,771$0
    David VitterRLA$10,500$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$355,918$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,444,204$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$230,646$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$26,000$0
    Ron WydenDOR$316,650$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$56,050$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$554,877$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$727,861$0
    John BarrassoRWY$56,633$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$939,193$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$378,727$0
    Roy BluntRMO$227,986$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$493,687$0
    John BoozmanRAR$54,382$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$14,497$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$837,216$0
    Richard BurrRNC$198,789$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$340,990$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$148,175$0
    Ben CardinDMD$102,612$0
    Tom CarperDDE$82,740$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$230,478$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$372,173$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$6,200$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$40,350$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$80,350$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$301,228$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$133,138$0
    John CornynRTX$211,596$0
    Tom CottonRAR$1,298,460$0
    Mike CrapoRID$108,734$0
    Ted CruzRTX$2,024,967$0
    Steve DainesRMT$331,991$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$171,468$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$375,225$0
    Mike EnziRWY$15,000$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$192,461$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$113,411$0
    Deb FischerRNE$214,521$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,408,705$0
    Al FrankenDMN$608,544$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$478,866$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$428,209$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$263,038$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$208,929$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$215,264$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$277,742$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$260,879$0
    Dean HellerRNV$248,087$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$279,159$0
    John HoevenRND$34,900$0
    Jim InhofeROK$74,074$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$114,545$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$859,239$0
    Tim KaineDVA$818,166$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$93,253$0
    Mark KirkRIL$244,445$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$206,156$0
    James LankfordROK$201,040$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$225,830$0
    Mike LeeRUT$864,614$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$90,541$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$540,937$0
    John McCainRAZ$273,345$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$656,996$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$434,099$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$242,972$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$256,514$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,500$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$53,212$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$66,250$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$447,780$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$495,365$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$598,053$0
    Rand PaulRKY$526,271$0
    David PerdueRGA$263,423$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$463,314$0
    Rob PortmanROH$358,675$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$129,076$0
    Harry ReidDNV$150,203$0
    Jim RischRID$74,437$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$151,167$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$94,181$0
    Marco RubioRFL$1,004,333$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$361,501$0
    Ben SasseRNE$723,611$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$347,511$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$734,242$0
    Tim ScottRSC$366,611$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$13,000$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$357,208$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$21,700$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$156,084$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$638,073$0
    Jon TesterDMT$460,522$0
    John ThuneRSD$256,771$0
    Thom TillisRNC$274,014$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,404,485$0
    Tom UdallDNM$192,771$0
    David VitterRLA$10,500$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$355,918$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,444,204$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$230,646$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$26,000$0
    Ron WydenDOR$316,650$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
    Democratic/Liberal$7,379,240
    Trial lawyers & law firms$6,396,942
    Computer software$4,556,122
    Search Engine/Email Services$1,853,916
    Computer manufacture & services$903,616
    Internet & Online Services$579,662
    Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$533,625
    Human Rights$45,000
    Hosting/Cloud Services$37,000
    Consumer groups$750

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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