CIA

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Reflecting the CIA's "increasing focus on monitoring social media," the spy agency's venture capital arm, In-Q-Tel, has made investments in four social media mining and surveillance firms, The Intercept revealed Thursday. According to a document obtained by journalist Lee Fang, In-Q-Tel is funding companies that monitor, collect, and analyze...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
UBS whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld says "there's something seriously sinister here behind [the Panama Papers]." (Photo: Larry Downing/ Reuters)
While many observers have questioned why the Panama Papers leak has largely...
Nika Knight, staff writer
The CIA took photographs of detainees naked, bound, and blindfolded—some with...

Further

Because no one has yet been held accountable for U.S. torture practices widely deemed "sadistic and terrifying," two open-government and FOIA activists are suing the CIA for its continued secrecy about its alleged secret surveillance of Senate lawmakers secretly investigating secret Bush-era torture. Welcome to the most transparent - and Kafkaesque - administration in history.