Saturday, November 22, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Samsung Files ITC Complaint Against Nvidia
Europe To Ask Google Unlink Its Commercial And Search Services
Streaming TV Service Aereo Files for Bankruptcy
Square Launches Cash Register Service
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the Biggest Entertainment Launch of 2014
Intel-Micron 3D NAND To Have 32 Layers, 256Gb Per Die
Intel To Release Chromecast-like Thumb-sized PCs
Google Contributor Lets You Pay And And See No Ads In Your Favorite Sites
Active Discussions
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
Made video, won't play back easily
New Features In Firefox 33
updated tests for dvd and cd burners
How to generate lots of different CDs quickly
 Home > News > General Computing > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Microsoft Asks U.S. To Disclose Security Requests


Microsoft said on Tuesday it has written to the U.S. Attorney General to ask for more freedom to disclose how it handles requests for customer data from national security organizations.

The letter comes a week after the Guardian newspaper reported that Microsoft allowed U.S. security agencies to circumvent encryption of Outlook emails and capture Skype online chats.

Microsoft has said there were "significant inaccuracies" in the media reports last week and asserted it does not allow any government direct or unfettered access to customers' emails, instant messages or data.

"We believe the U.S. Constitution guarantees our freedom to share more information with the public, yet the Government is stopping us," Microsoft 's lawyer Brad Smith said in a blog on Microsoft's website.

He said government lawyers have not responded to a court motion made in mid-June asking for permission to publish the volume of requests it has received.

So far, the U.S. government has restricted what companies can say under about the requests under the highly secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.


Previous
Next
Outlook Web App Now Native on iPhone, iPad        All News        Dell's Board Keeps Backing The Company's Founder's Plan
Outlook Web App Now Native on iPhone, iPad     General Computing News      Dell's Board Keeps Backing The Company's Founder's Plan

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft Slashes Prices Of Xbox One, Surface 3 For Black Friday
Samsung Loses Bid Against Microsoft
Microsoft To Offer Digital Services To Real Madrid Soccer Fans
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Update Fixes Bugs
Microsoft's 3D Soundscape Technology Research Helps Visually Impaired
Microsoft Buys Cloud-security Company Aorato
Microsoft Takes .NET Open Source and Cross-platform, Adds New Capabilities With Visual Studio 2015, .NET 2015 and Visual Studio Online
Microsoft Bundles Office, Xbox, Skype for $199, Introduces Skype for Business
Lumia 535 Is Official
Microsoft and Dropbox Announce Surprising Collaboration On Mobile
Microsoft Introduces The Microsoft Health And Band
Microsoft To Embrace Real-Time Browser-based Calls

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .