Google ordered to turn over foreign emails

Google ordered to turn over foreign emails

Engadget Full RSS Feed / 2017-02-04 17:34

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So much for Microsoft’s court win providing a neat and tidy defense against law enforcement requests for foreign data. As part of an FBI fraud investigation, a Philadelphia judge has ordered Google to obey search warrants for emails stored on servers outside the US. The court ruled that transferring the messages to the US didn’t count as seizing foreign information, since there was no “meaningful” damage to the email account holder’s “possessory interest” in that data. The privacy violation occurs when emails are disclosed in the US, the judge says…….

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