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Utah Bill Would Ban Warrantless Access to Information in the “Cloud,” Help Hinder Federal Surveillance

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Jan. 7, 2019) – A bill filed in the Utah House would require police to get a warrant before accessing data stored in the “cloud.” The proposed law would not only increase privacy protections in Utah; it would also hinder the federal surveillance state. Continue reading Utah Bill Would Ban Warrantless Access to Information in the “Cloud,” Help Hinder Federal Surveillance

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Bill to Turn Off Water to Utah NSA Facility Clears Important Political Hurdle

SALT LAKE CITY – A bill that would prohibit the state of Utah from providing material support or resources to the NSA cleared an important political hurdle last week.

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Press Release: Utah Bill Would Turn Off Water to NSA Data Center

For immediate release: Jan. 26, 2015

Utah state Rep. Marc Roberts has introduced a bill that would deny critical state supplied resources, like water, to the NSA data center in Bluffdale, and legislators in six other states have introduced similar legislation.

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AP Gets It Part Right, Part Wrong on Utah/Nevada Water Story

recent Associated Press story on our efforts to shut down the NSA in Utah got a lot of things right, except for the most important part. The article infers that a similar effort in Nevada to shut down a federal nuclear waste dump failed.

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“This is About Civil Rights.” Testimony in Support of the Utah 4th Amendment Protection Act

Tech blogger and grassroots political activist Joe Levi speaks in favor of the Utah 4th Amendment Protection Act at an interim committee hearing on 11-19-14

LISTEN: https://soundcloud.com/offnow/testimony-utah-nsa-111914-joe-levi

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