has become a symbol of the spy agency's surveillance prowess, which gained broad attention in the wake of leaks from NSA contractor Edward Snowden. In April 2009, officials at the, united States Department of Justice acknowledged that the NSA had engaged in large-scale overcollection of domestic communications in excess of the, united States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court 's authority, but claimed that the acts were unintentional and had since. Retrieved "NSA to store yottabytes in Utah data centre". Most NSA/CSS employees, both civilian and military, are headquartered at Fort Meade, Maryland, centrally located between Baltimore and Washington,.C. The city of San Antonio is in the electrical selling business and we profit from that, Wender said. Submit a letter to the editor or write. The NSA Data Center (Ingrid Burrington). 17 According to an interview with Edward Snowden, the project was initially known as the Massive Data Repository within NSA, but was renamed to Mission Data Repository due to the former sounding too "creepy".