Published On: Fri, Sep 27th, 2013

NSA data center in Utah may be up and running

No expects a ribbon cutting ceremony or a parade across the sand in Utah, but conflicting reports from the NSA have led to a report by the Salt Lake Tribune that the Utah data center may already be up and running.

photo Fibonacci Blue via Flickr

photo Fibonacci Blue via Flickr

NSA officials declined to say whether the center is already online, but the secret agency won’t clearly deny activity either.

“We turn each machine on as it is installed, and the facility is ready for that installation to begin,” NSA spokeswoman Vanee Vines said recently in an interview.

The facility is already being protected by security mechanisms that one might not expect on any other construction site. When Fox News flew a helicopter over the data center earlier this year, the aircraft’s pilot was visited by the Federal Bureau of Investigation days later to discus a supposed  “national security matter.”

William Binney, a retired NSA analyst who has spoken critically of the agency since his tenure expired, told Fox that the incident “showed the capability of the US government to use information to trace people, their relationship to others and to raise suspicions about their activities and intentions.”

Once the entire facility is fully operational, the United States’ spy agency will be able to, by some estimates, store the equivalent of 250 trillion DVDs worth of data.

“It’ll function as sort of a hard drive, in essence. You know, you might be able to picture this as NSA’s external hard drive,” writer James Bamford told NPR recently.

The $1.5 billion NSA data center is scheduled to officially open up this fall.



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  1. Berlin & Utah NSA-Rechenzentren gehen heimlich in Betrieb | Laizissimus says:

    […] NSA data center in Utah may be up and running […]

  2. Pine 4 Better Daze says:

    Years ago, there was an excellent movie about NSA, “Enemy Of The State” which said, ‘It’s not paranoia if they’re really after you.’ Similarly, in a 9/20/01 report, “Are YOU an ‘Enemy of the State???’ What Christians Should KNOW!” and an excerpt from “Premonitions of an American Holocaust,” by Pam Schuffert is on this website:
    Also see this website in which she defends herself after being falsely accused–

  3. Pine 4 Better Daze says:

    For now it’s the U.S. government in control of all this information NSA and its Utah Data Center will have about us, but as soon as the U.N. and the New World Order take over this country it will probably be tied into ‘the Beast’ in Brussels, which according to David Icke is a massive computer center where databases on all the people of the world are being compiled. All this information about us will make it easier for the government to round up the all the Christians (and NWO resisters) to be sent to the FEMA camps and the GUILLOTINES!!!

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