U.s. judge approves Microsoft case against government good

U.s. judge approves Microsoft case against government good

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Microsoft should his lawsuit against the U.s. government to continue. The company wants its customers to tell if their data by intelligence agencies is viewed, but for each dataverzoek is prohibited.

The U.s. government had to judge James Robart asked to dismiss the case, because Microsoft no damage would be incurred by its customers not to inform. The court decided, however, that the case can go on.

In a dataverzoek asks the government Microsoft typically for customers not to inform, but this geheimhoudingsverzoek has no expiration time. The techgigant proposes that the fundamental rights of American users are violated.
“In some situations, it is for the government is no longer of interest to investigate to keep it a secret, as these studies are completed,” said the judge. “The constitution weighs in such a situation may be heavier than the importance of secrecy.”

A Microsoft spokesperson tells Ars Technica, “to be satisfied with the verdict. This will let the case continue and a reasonable solution found.”

The court at a specified time to start.

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