Alex Abdo writes:
A few weeks ago, Microsoft filed a landmark lawsuit challenging the excessive secrecy surrounding the government’s demands for the emails and other electronic communications of the company’s customers. Today, the ACLU has moved to intervene in Microsoft’s lawsuit—as one of Microsoft’s customers—to stand alongside the company in its fight.
The lawsuit has the potential to restore critical privacy protections that the government has managed to circumvent in the digital world. That’s why we’re thrilled that Microsoft has filed the suit and why we’re excited to support them—you can read our proposed complaint here.
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