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Microsoft Targets Politicians With Email Privacy Message in Full Page Ads in Popular Beach Towns

  • The Hill, Wednesday, August 27, 2014 2:15 PM

While American law makers are on vacation this week, they won't be getting away from Microsoft's privacy campaign. The tech giant has taken out full page ads in weekly newspapers in Rehoboth Beach, Martha’s Vineyard and North Carolina’s Outer Banks. The message  pushes Microsoft's pro-privacy in email agenda. "Checking email from the beach, Washington?" read the ad in the ad. "Then you may be just as concerned as most Americans about who has access to your emails saved in the cloud."

The ad comes in response to a federal judgement in which Microsoft was ordered to share the private email data of users with investigators as part of a criminal case.

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