Video documents ‘audacious’ protest flight over massive NSA data center in Utah

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has released a seven-minute video documenting the reasoning behind and preparation for that June 27 launch of a protest airship over the National Security Agency’s sprawling data center in Bluffdale, Utah. The flight itself is spectacular.

From an EFF press release:

At dawn on June 27, EFF, Greenpeace, and the Tenth Amendment Center launched an airship above the NSA’s $ 1.2-billion data center in Bluffdale, Utah. The 135-foot-long airship carried a banner bearing a downward arrow and the words, “Illegal Spying Below,” to bring attention to the facility as well as, a website showing how members of Congress voted on legislation that would restrict mass surveillance.

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Network World Paul McNamara