Utah: Home of your digital self July 17 2013

Apparently the conversation we're all having with the NSA is a bit one sided. They're listening but they don't have much to say in reply. Buzzfeed reporter, Justine Sharrock, was curious about how the NSA was taking care of her digital persona and decided to go take a look:

I had put “Utah Data Center” in my GPS, which, to my surprise, worked instantly. At the traffic light, right before the turn into the facility, there is a small yellow sign reading “No Outlet” pointing to the left. I had two options: Drive straight ahead past the facility, or turn left up toward the buildings. I, of course, being curious, turned left.

She found that the NSA is as transparent as the rest of our government. Transparent as concrete. Read more...