“The NSA has become the largest, most covert, and potentially most intrusive intelligence agency ever.”
The NSA Is Building the Country’s Biggest Spy Center (Watch What You Say). [Threat Level | Wired.com] – Under construction by contractors with top-secret clearances, the blandly named Utah Data Center is being built for the National Security Agency. A project of immense secrecy, it is the final piece in a complex puzzle assembled over the past decade. Its purpose: to intercept, decipher, analyze, and store vast swaths of the world’s communications as they zap down from satellites and zip through the underground and undersea cables of international, foreign, and domestic networks.