[JURIST] The US District Court for the Southern District of New York [official website] on Thursday upheld a magistrate judge's ruling [opinion, pdf] requiring Microsoft [official website] to turn over customers' emails and other account information. Microsoft had objected to the application of US search warrants to information stored in its overseas data centers on the grounds that US law does not apply in Ireland, where the data center in question is located. Judge Loretta A. Preska [official profile] rejected...

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