January 23, 2014 Business, Featured News, Non-U.S., Online, Surveillance
Danny Palmer reports:
Microsoft will allow non-US customers to store their personal information on servers outside of North America in a move arguably made in an attempt to regain client trust following the National Security Agency (NSA) snooping revelations.
The extent of mass surveillance, leaked by whistle-blower and former NSA IT contractor Edward Snowden, meant the US government could potentially access information about any individual whose personal information was stored on Microsoft’s US servers, even if that person wasn’t a citizen of the United States.
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