(This is an update to an earlier JMBzine post)

AP/Yahoo News: FBI Patriot Act Plan Concerns Lawmakers

. . . Sens. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., and Tom Coburn, R-Okla., both members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said the expanded use of security letters was a “clear concern” and that information gathered on citizens should be destroyed if it does not lead to a criminal charge.

Coburn said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that he “certainly will” take steps to ensure that the documents are destroyed immediately. . .