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Irish Government Files Amicus Brief In Microsoft Data Case

Yesterday afternoon the Irish government filed an amicus brief in the Microsoft data case. We’ve mentioned this case previously, as it has very broad ramifications for cross-jurisdictional issues surrounding data privacy and sovereignty and much more. To recap. A US court wants Microsoft to hand over customer data which is stored on servers in Ireland […]

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US Internet Industry Group Takes a Stand on Irish Data Protection

i2Coalition, the DC-based Internet Infrastructure Coalition, has signed on to an amicus brief arguing that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York failed to properly analyze the extraterritorial application of the Stored Communications Act, in the case where it ordered Microsoft to hand over emails stored on a server in Ireland. In a legal […]

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