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Microsoft Continues to Fight Judge's Orders to Hand Over Customer's Email Data

Despite a judge's orders to pass on customer email data to the U.S. government, Microsoft is contenting to put up a fight since the data is stored outside of the U.S. Microsoft’s general counsel Brad Smith told The Irish Times that this case could set a precedent. “We are concerned if we lose this case, governments will demand that data centers are constructed in their countries to store the data of their citizens," he said. "That would be bad for the IT sector in Ireland."

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