Tech and media companies join Microsoft in privacy case against US government

The Guardian together with tech and media companies, privacy groups and leading computer scientists all filed legal briefs backing Microsoft in a case against the US government. Microsoft is challenging a government order to hand over emails held on servers at its datacenter in Dublin, Ireland. The company has lost twice in court but is challenging the order in the US court of appeals for the second circuit in New York.


Country: Global

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Industry

Tags: Irish datacenters, US court, Microsoft, brief, appeal, privacy

Posted on Tuesday 16 December 2014

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