Consequences for Digital Privacy

Watch the highlight video from the December 15 event featuring panelists from legal, media, academic and civil society organizations. Read More

Business, Media and Civil Society Speak Up in Key Privacy Case

December 15 represents an important milestone in our litigation concerning the U.S. government’s attempt to use a search warrant to compel Microsoft to obtain and turn over email of a customer stored in Ireland. Read More

Court Documents

Read the legal briefs in Microsoft's challenge to the U.S. government over customer data stored abroad. Read More

Experts Weigh In

Legal and tech experts speak out about the case and the privacy, economic and international issues at stake. Read More

Who Owns Your Email?

Microsoft believes you do, no matter where it’s stored. We’re not alone – a majority of people we’ve asked believe that personal information stored in the cloud deserves the same privacy protections as personal information stored on paper. That’s why we’ve gone to court to ask the U.S. government to follow a long-established, internationally agreed upon process to obtain customer emails, rather than forcing technology companies to turn them over. While technology advances, Microsoft is working to make sure that privacy endures and digital common sense prevails. We don’t have all the answers. But we’re committed to finding the right balance between public safety and your privacy.

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