Google Joins NSA's Other Northwest Neighbors

The NY Times reports that Google has built a “computing center as big as two football fields, with twin cooling plants protruding four stories into the sky” on the Oregon-Washington border. Yahoo and Microsoft both have large processing centers about 100 miles to the north. What the Times neglects to mention is their neighbor nestled in between these remote northwest locations, the NSA Echelon Facility at Yakima, Washington. Draw your own conclusion…



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