TechCrunch: Microsoft heads to court to fight Justice Department gag orders

Microsoft is preparing to go head-to-head with the Justice Department in court. “The case, known as Microsoft v. Department of Justice began in 2016 when Microsoft sued the Department of Justice (DOJ) to challenge a part of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) under which the government serves warrants to tech companies. The lawsuit is targeting the constitutionality of accompanying gag orders that prevent tech companies from notifying their users that the federal government is investigating their data.”

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