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Microsoft Reports On Patriot Act Data Requests
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J. Nicholas Hoover
J. Nicholas Hoover,
User Rank: Apprentice
3/22/2013 | 3:56:32 PM
re: Microsoft Reports On Patriot Act Data Requests
What I find interesting about Microsoft's announcement is that it's become part of a trend of online service providers releasing details about these requests. Google may have started it but it's good to see others like Microsoft jump in too with a bit of transparency.
PJS880
PJS880,
User Rank: Ninja
4/5/2013 | 4:51:44 PM
re: Microsoft Reports On Patriot Act Data Requests
I have to admit that these numbers are lower than I expected to see, but still troubling that there are a number of accounts where personal information was accessed. It would be nice to see that statistic on how many convictions have been made due to these accounts information being accessed. If they are very low or limited, then I must be missing something here. Why are my rights being violated if the results of such violations are so low to begin with.

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