Supreme Court drops Microsoft data privacy case, but the battle isn’t over

The Supreme Court won’t be ruling on Microsoft’s ongoing data privacy fight over emails stored in Ireland. But the matter is far from settled.

On April 17, the U.S. Supreme court dropped the Microsoft vs. U.S. DoJ case over data privacy. But that doesn’t mean Microsoft’s fight is over.

The Supreme Court heard arguments in February over Microsoft’s ongoing data privacy case involving email stored in Microsoft datacenter in Ireland. According to reports from those attending, the justices didn’t seem swayed by Microsoft’s claims that data stored overseas should not be accessible to government prosecutors. A ruling in the case wasn’t expected until the end of June 2018. ..Read More..

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