Data Storage, Privacy and Metaphysics: SC Weighs Arguments in MS Case

Posted on 13th March, by in News. Comments Off

How far does the long arm of U.S. law enforcement extend when government agencies seek electronically processed information? The U.S. Supreme Court recently addressed that issue in an intriguing session covering global electronic connectivity, the law, and the significance of national borders. The discussion came during last month's oral arguments in U.S. v. Microsoft, a lawsuit stemming from Microsoft's refusal to comply with a federal court order compelling it to release information resting at a computer facility in Ireland.

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