Microsoft sues for right to tell customers when US government requests emails

Microsoft sues for right to tell customers when US government requests emails
By Reuters

Lawsuit argues that the government is violating the constitution by preventing Microsoft from notifying customers about agencies looking at their emails

Microsoft has sued the US government for the right to tell its customers when a federal agency is looking at their emails, the latest in a series of clashes over privacy between the technology industry and Washington.

The lawsuit, filed on Wednesday in federal court in the western district Western District of Washington, argues that the government is violating the US constitution by preventing Microsoft from notifying thousands of customers about government requests for their emails and other documents.

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April 14, 2016 at 06:00PM
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