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Utah activists urge state to target NSA

Anti-surveillance activists in Utah think up a new campaign to bring down the US spy agency.

Last updated: 23 Jan 2014 18:43
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US President Barack Obama recently proposed a series of steps to control the worldwide collection of data by the National Security Agency.

But with critics saying the measures do not go far enough, activists in the state of Utah have thought up an audacious and legal way to cripple the spy agency - by cutting off its access to water.

Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Bluffdale, Utah.

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