Losses for Microsoft, Verizon on Customer Data Collection

, Corporate Counsel


Microsoft Corp. and Verizon Communications Inc. faced new setbacks in their battles against the collection of customer information by U.S. authorities.

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  • AmericanPrivacy

    •Computers collecting and analyzing Internet traffic is just as much "surveillance" as a person peeping through a window
    •Note that human rights law doesn‘t allow mass, untargeted spying on ordinary, innocent people;
    End mass spying now! Section 215 of the Patriot Act should not be used to collect every single Americans‘ calling records. And Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act shouldn‘t be used to "incidentally" or otherwise collect Americans‘ emails, phone calls, or chats.
    Protect the privacy rights of our digital communications.
    Securing digital data, one computer at a time...

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