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> Over the past 18 months, the U.S. government has required that we maintain secrecy regarding 2,576 legal demands, effectively silencing Microsoft from speaking to customers about warrants or other legal process seeking their data.

So should Outlook.com be considered insecure if the US government can access it at any time without you knowing? Microsoft should be able to inform you whether or not your information has been leaked. I hope Microsoft wins.




Email should not be considered secure from governments, period, unless you run your own encryption (PGP).




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