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NSA Data Center provides big backdrop to little protest

27th Oct `13, 04:42 AM in Sectors

Only a handful of Utahns showed up to protest government snooping into telephone calls and emails, but they…

BDMS
Guest Contributor
 

Only a handful of Utahns showed up to protest government snooping into telephone calls and emails, but they probably had the biggest, most relevant backdrop among those who came out in different parts of the country.

The five Utahns who showed up for the local version of protests did so on the side of the highway next to the concrete buildings that make up the huge new data center operated by the National Security Agency in Bluffdale.

It’s one of a number of data centers operated by the intelligence agency, recently the target of leaks of information by former contractor Edward Snowden that sparked outrage around the world for the scope of the NSA gathering of information from phone calls and emails.

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