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Australia's "new black vault" of secret surveillance information

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 13:01 -- Anonymous (not verified)
What do mass surveillance and intelligence collection operations look like? Australia provides an answer. 
 
Demand access to information about the full extent of the U.S. National Security Agency's spying programs: https://www.stopwatching.us/
 
Article from Sun City News: 
 
The Australian government has been building a state-of-the art, secret data storage facility just outside Canberra to enable intelligence agencies to deal with a ''data deluge'' siphoned from the internet and global telecommunications networks.
 
The high-security facility nearing completion at the HMAS Harman communications base will support the operations of Australia's signals intelligence agency, the top-secret Defence Signals Directorate.
 
Privately labelled by one Defence official as ''the new black vault'', the data centre is one of the few visible manifestations of Australia's deep involvement in mass surveillance and intelligence collection operations such as the US National Security Agency's PRISM program revealed last week by US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.

Read more at Sun City News

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