Written testimony of Microsoft President Brad Smith to Senate Judiciary Subcommittee regarding law enforcement access to data stored across borders

On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, Microsoft President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism for hearing on “Law Enforcement Access to Data Stored Across Borders: Facilitating Cooperation and Protecting Rights." Read his written testimony here.  More

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Keeping Secrecy the Exception, Not the Rule

This morning we filed a new lawsuit in federal court against the United States government to stand up for what we believe are our customers’ constitutional and fundamental rights – rights that help protect privacy and promote free expression. This is not a decision we made lightly, and hence we... More

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About Microsoft’s Warrant Case

CASE HISTORY Microsoft is challenging a U.S. government search warrant seeking access to customer emails in Dublin, Ireland. Lower courts ruled in favor of the government and Microsoft appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals, filing its first brief with the Second Circuit in December 2014. The case has attracted... More

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