Big Brother Washington

7 Jun

Interesting yet scary read.

Candor News

Just when we thought the society we live in was one of the most progressive in the world, it looks as though even freedom of speech has limitations. In the age of technology any American can seemingly voice his or her opinions through any source of technology without the government’s jurisdiction. But here’s the kicker: The Utah Data Center, an estimated $1.5 billion dollar project created by the National Security Agency that can hold yottabytes (the largest unit of informational units) of information. The innocuous sounding name camouflages the reality of how this will affect our every move. The idea behind the UDC is to be an intelligence community that would monitor the internet and other technological devices for the principle of national security. In actuality, the UDC will store every private form of communication in our lives. This means more than just emails and phone calls; the UDC will…

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