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Supreme Court to Hear Microsoft Case on Emails, Customer Data Stored Overseas

Wall Street Journal

26 Feb 2018

The Supreme Court argument on whether data stored on overseas servers by technology companies are subject to U.S. search warrants is complicated by the fact that the court is interpreting a law more than 30 years old, according to David Newman in the Wall Street Journal article “Supreme Court to Hear Microsoft Case on Emails, Customer Data Stored Overseas.”

“This may be a case in which the Supreme Court has no truly satisfying outcome available to it, in part because it is being asked to interpret a 1986 law that is not a good fit for the kind of large-scale, cross-border data-storage practices of today,” he said.

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