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Privacy Paradox

ACLU Seeks to Join Microsoft in ECPA Challenge

Yesterday, the ACLU filed a motion to join Microsoft’s ongoing challenge to the constitutionality of § 2705(b) of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), which permits the government to obtain gag orders that prohibit technology companies like Microsoft from disclosing to anyone that the government has obtained customer data. The case began last month when Microsoft filed a complaint in the District Court for the Western District of Washington.

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