• Microsoft drops suit over Justice Dept.'s secret data requests - CNET

    26 days ago - By CNET

    Move comes after Justice Department says it would scale back demands for customer data without their knowledge.
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  • Microsoft wins improved privacy policies from DoJ in secret warrant case

    26 days ago - By WMPoweruser

    Microsoft has been challenging the US Department of Justice in court over secrecy orders which forced Microsoft to hand over user data to authorities without informing the subject of the warrant of the fact. Now after a policy change by the DoJ which narrows the scope of their requests Microsoft has agreed to drop their...
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  • Microsoft to drop lawsuit after U.S. government revises data request rules

    26 days ago - By Reuters

    Microsoft Corp said it will drop a lawsuit against the U.S. government after the Department of Justice changed data request rules on alerting internet users about agencies accessing their information.
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  • Microsoft drops lawsuit after DOJ limits use of gag orders when accessing customer data

    Microsoft drops lawsuit after DOJ limits use of gag orders when accessing customer data

    26 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Microsoft said it will drop its lawsuit against the Department of Justice over gag orders placed on companies that prevent them from telling customers when their personal data has been accessed by investigators. Its decision comes after the DOJ issued a new binding policy that requires prosecutors to give more detailed reasons when applying for a gag order and makes it much harder to seek one...
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