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A Question of Sovereignty

9.9.2015 by Guest

It’s the issue which US data centre operators are hoping will die – the ongoing battle between the right to online privacy and law enforcement’s demands for access to data. For Microsoft and other US tech firms, it’s the issue which just doesn’t seem to be going away. Today's guest blogger, Tim, gives us the score. The US government is standing firm in its assertion that because Microsoft operates in the US, it should be required to hand over data to the authorities on demand. Washington has indicated that this is the case, regardless of whether that data is hosted…