Oct 142016
 October 14, 2016  Court, Featured News  Add comments

Ellen Nakashima reports:

The Justice Department late Thursday asked the full appeals court for the Southern District of New York to review a decision that upheld Microsoft’s refusal to comply with a search warrant for an alleged drug trafficker’s emails held in a server in Ireland.

The July ruling by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit in Manhattan was a win for Microsoft, which has argued that the court’s power to issue the warrant and the government’s authority to seize the data do not extend overseas.

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