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Here's how much Microsoft charges the FBI to legally see people's data

Preston Gralla | March 21, 2014
When Microsoft complies with legal FBI requests to see people's data, it doesn't provide it for free -- and the numbers can really add up. According to the hacker's group the Syrian Electronic Army, here's how much Microsoft charges.

The only real news here is a reminder about how easily available your data is to the government when they want it. Getting your private information is nothing more these days than a simple bureaucratic procedure, and a bit of financial housekeeping for companies like Microsoft and Google.

Source: Computerworld


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