Tag Archives: Microsoft

New podcast channel, Tech Law Talks, now live!

Reed Smith is proud to announce the launch of its sixth podcast channel, Tech Law Talks. The channel will present in-depth, practical observations on tech and data legal trends that practitioners encounter every day. Tune in for regular discussions led by the firm’s technology lawyers about the legal and business issues around data protection, privacy … Continue Reading

Microsoft loses third round of battle against extra-territorial warrants

On 31 July, the chief judge of the Southern District of New York delivered the latest in a series of controversial judgments stemming from a test case brought by Microsoft in an extra-territorial warrant issued under the U.S. Stored Communications Act. In the third ruling on the matter, the court found in favour of the … Continue Reading

The Information Commissioner’s Office wades in on Google and Microsoft privacy row

This post was written by Cynthia O’Donoghue. The Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) has asked Google to explain the operation of its system of delivering ‘third-party’ cookies to Internet users, spurred on by a dispute that has arisen between Google and Microsoft regarding Internet Explorer privacy policies. The dispute arose when Dean Hachamovitch, Corporate Vice President … Continue Reading
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