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Microsoft sues government for privacy violations

Posted by ewv 2 years, 3 months ago to Politics
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Why Microsoft Is Suing the Feds Over Issues of Privacy and Security

President Brad Smith explains the company’s stance on searches and seizure of data in secret

"... In the past three years, the software giant has sued the federal government four times, challenging law-enforcement efforts to secretly search customer data on servers at Microsoft’s data centers in the U.S. and elsewhere. Microsoft, like several other tech companies, often receives federal demands for customer information, such as emails, that include gag orders barring the company from telling those customers the government looked at their data..."

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SOURCE URL: http://www.wsj.com/articles/why-microsoft-is-suing-the-feds-over-issues-of-privacy-and-security-1464660181


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