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Microsoft facilitates NSA access to customer data - report

Friday 12 July 2013 | 09:58 CET | News
Microsoft has collaborated closely with US intelligence services to allow users' communications to be intercepted, according to documents obtained by the Guardian from the whistle-blower Edward Snowden. The report claims that Microsoft helped the National Security Aagency to circumvent its own encryption to address concerns that the agency would be unable to intercept web chats on the new Outlook.com portal; the agency already had pre-encryption stage access to email on Outlook.com, including Hotmail; the company worked with the FBI this year to allow the NSA easier access via Prism to its

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Companies: Microsoft / Skype
Countries: World
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