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US Supreme Court drops Microsoft case about emails stored abroad

Wednesday 18 April 2018 | 09:03 CET | News
The US Supreme Court has officially dropped the case pitting Microsoft against the Justice Department over emails stored at Microsoft servers abroad, Reuters reported. The case started when the US government wanted to access emails stored on servers in Dublin, regarding a drug trafficking investigation. Microsoft refused, saying it wanted privacy rights to be protected by the laws of the customer's own country. The US government withdrew its warrant for access to emails stored on Microsoft servers abroad in April, after passing the Cloud Act, which created new procedures. The case had earlier

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