DOJ Pushes to Vacate Stay in Microsoft Privacy Case

The U.S. Department of Justice has requested that a New York court vacate a stay on an order that would force Microsoft to had over emails held abroad to the US government. Microsoft had appealed the order, claiming that the emails were not subject to US governing since they were held on a server abroad, and that handing them over would violate the company's privacy policy. However, Judge Loretta Preska of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York rejected this appeal.

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