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September 27, 2013 at 1:26 PM

Microsoft releases second report on law enforcement requests

Microsoft today released its second report on the numbers of requests and orders it receives from law enforcement agencies.

The information, as with the first report, presents very broad figures on how many requests it received from law enforcement agencies worldwide and how Microsoft responded to them.

And, as with the first report it released in March, there is no  information on the number of national security orders received, if any, since  the company is forbidden by the U.S. government to disclose that.


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March 21, 2013 at 10:04 AM

Microsoft discloses info on law enforcement requests

There’s been a lot of news lately about law enforcement agencies requesting information from high-tech companies and what those companies disclose. Microsoft’s Skype, in particular, has drawn attention for reportedly expanding its cooperation with law enforcement in making some user information available, and being the focus of a call by privacy advocates to be…


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