[QODLink]
Americas

Major spy data centre to open in US state

US National Security Agency is building secret facility to house masses of data collected through spying.

Last Modified: 13 Jun 2013 12:02
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

As the world reacts to the news that the United States has been secretly mining unprecedented amounts of global phone and email traffic, the US National Security Agency is building a place to do it bigger and better.

The secret facility will store masses of information collected through covert operations.

Al Jazeera's John Hendren has been to Salt Lake City to see it.

63

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
People
Country
City
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Featured
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Since she was 16-years-old, Scottish Nationalist Party's Sturgeon has strove for independence from the UK.
Armed group's ransom success with German hostages marks a re-emergence, as authorities investigate ISIL links.
Western nations are moving into the resource-rich country after decades of disinterest, challenging China's interests.