The Electronic Frontier Foundation urged the Supreme Court this week to hold that Microsoft cannot be forced by the U.S. government to disclose the contents of users’ emails stored on the company’s computers in Dublin, Ireland.
The stakes for user privacy in the court’s decision are extremely high. Governments around the world may feel empowered to snoop on the countless emails, chats, and other online communications that cross international boundaries if the court sides with the government.
Details may be found in an article by Camille Fischer in the Electronic Frontier Foundation web site at: http://bit.ly/2FVDmCZ.
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