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Citizen Cloud: free backups for everyone on the internet, from the US National Security Agency!

Presenting Citizen Cloud:

What if all your personal data and conversations were backed up online - forever, for free?

Hi, I'm Justin Hall. As a long time personal weblogger, I'm excited to tell you about a new online backup service, coming soon from the NSA.

Maybe you've heard of the NSA, the National Security Agency within the US Government. The NSA monitors worldwide communications to ensure our safety as a nation, and a prosperous calm around the globe.

To fullfill their mission, the NSA has pioneered data collection and storage techniques. Today the NSA will proudly archive emails, phone calls, social network data and financial transactions for anyone on the internet.

Now, the NSA is making this surveillance technology publicly available to the public for the first time through a new online backup service called Citizen Cloud.

Simply continue using your phone and your computer, while the NSA silently records and archives:

  • all your photos
  • all your contacts
  • all your correspondence

Then, using a web browser or a mobile device, you can pull up Citizen Cloud to access your personal data archive stored by the NSA.

Thanks to US taxpayers, the NSA's Citizen Cloud is free to use.

If you're on the internet, you're already storing your data with Citizen Cloud. But today, only a few people have access to these personal backups. To request your access to your data on the NSA's Citizen Cloud, contact the National Security Agency's Public Affairs Office : e-mail:

The NSA & Citizen Cloud

Defending Our Nation.
Securing The Future.
Backing Up Everything.

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Citizen Cloud Thanks

Output of the Western States Participant Media Service an operational arm of the Joint Citizen Cloud Task Force.

Citizen Cloud logo created by one Tim Shundo.

Help from Ryan Junell, Ilyse Magy, and Justin Hall.

Video Attribution: Footage Island, Rocket Media, freevideobacks

Sound Attribution: Kevin MacLeod, MichinimaSound

Photo Attribution: Garry Knight, Michael Surran, Torkild Retvedt, Lucy Fisher, Graham Crumb, Jody Morris, Miguel Vaca, Eduardo Merille, Diswarup Ganguly, Sam Pullara.

NSA logos by the People's Cube and the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Thanks to the people working at the NSA, who dedicate their careers to public safety and know few limits in their pursuit of data.