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IDG Contributor Network: Microsoft joins lawsuit in fight for individual privacy

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Apr 22, 2016.

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    It seems that this is what it has come down to: The individual right of privacy and security versus the expediency of law enforcement vis-à-vis the related issues of personal encryption and law enforcement access of private emails with an effective gag order preventing the individual from ever knowing that their electronic information was intercepted.

    On April 14, Microsoft joined many other large Internet companies in pushing back against government intrusion into their business by suing the federal government for violating Microsoft’s first amendment right to free speech by ordering Microsoft not to inform individuals when that individual’s data was accessed by law enforcement.

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