The New American – Jack Kenny – 3/18/2012
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In the little town of
Bluffdale, Utah, between the Wasatch Range and the , the National Security Agency (NSA) is building what will be theNATION’S LARGEST SPY CENTER, reports Wired, a print magazine and online publication reporting on technological developments and their effects, including electronic privacy. Dubbed the Utah Data Center, the project is already employing thousands of hardhat workers in its construction and will son have some 10,000 construction workers building a data center that will be more than five times the size of the nation’s capitol, Wired reports. Oquirrh Mountains
“We’ve been asked not to talk about the project,” Rob Moore, president of Big-D Construction, one of the three major contractors working on the project, told a local reporter.
The $2 billion center is scheduled to be in operation by September 2013.
"Finally, the agency has begun building a place to store all the trillions of words and thoughts and whispers captured in its electronic net," Wired warns. "To those on the inside, the old adage that NSA stands for Never Say Anything applies more than ever."
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