Illegal spying below: my trip over Utah

I flew in an airship over the NSA’s Utah data center yesterday, as part of a joint action organized by Greenpeace and EFF. It was really a remarkable experience, and we were lucky enough to get it covered by a pretty wide range of media. Here’s a small sample:

The airship itself looked pretty incredible. EFF has more photos taken from the helicopter, but here’s one, credit to Greenpeace:

Utah Airship Flight

I also got some photos from in the airship itself. The obligatory selfie with me and Sim, the pilot for Greenpeace:

And of course some of the data center itself (here in the background):

More to come, both in terms of story and images. Follow the EFF blog to keep up!

Published by Parker Higgins

I'm the Director of Special Projects at the Freedom of the Press Foundation, and previously led copyright activism at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. I live and work in Brooklyn, New York. more »