Microsoft Launches New Constitutional Challenge Against Alleged Federal Government Searches of Customer Data in Cloud

Microsoft has launched a new constitutional challenge against the government over its use of indefinite gag orders when it subpoenas information from customer cloud accounts.  Microsoft is claiming that the orders violate the First Amendment free speech rights and the Fourth Amendment rights regarding unreasonable government search and seizure of property.  Clearly, this action by Microsoft is intended to capitalize on the public outcry against government overreach that lingers after the recent action by the Department of Justice against Apple in the San Bernardino terrorist smartphone encryption dispute. The Silicon Valley Software Law Blog explores this case in more detail at the the following link:

Microsoft Launches New Constitutional Challenge Against Government Over Secret Data Requests

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