Big Brother

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.), the nominee for CIA chief whose confirmation vote is set for Monday, has said he would consider re-authorizing waterboarding and other forms of torture. In a series of written responses (pdf) to questions from the Senate Intelligence Committee, who asked if he would refrain from renewing "waterboarding or any other...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Despite the appointment—which comes with no title—Rudy Giuliani has said he will not resign from his private sector positions. (Photo: Gage Skidmore/cc/flickr)
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will be serving as a key cyber...
Jenna McLaughlin, The Intercept
Sen. Dan Coats (R-Ind), Trump's pick to succeed James Clapper as director of national intelligence. (Photo: Jason Reed/Reuters)
Colleagues of former Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., describe the septuagenarian as...

Further

Privacy advocates kicked off a new anti-surveillance campaign in style by floating an airship reading "Illegal Spying Below" - complete with helpful arrow - over the NSA's massive data center in Utah. Dubbed "the maiden patrol of the first anti-surveillance activist air force," the flight marked the launch of Stand Against Spying , a project by Electronic Frontier Foundation, Greenpeace, the Tenth Amendment Center and 20 more groups that seeks to outlaw mass surveilance, reform the FISA court,...