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Microsoft helped NSA, FBI spy on users: report

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai (via SMH) | July 12, 2013
Microsoft has been collaborating with the National Security Agency for its internet surveillance program PRISM, according to a report.

According to reports in the wake of the PRISM revelations, Skype had been involved in "Project Chess", a secret program to determine how the company could cooperate with government requests.

In a statement sent to The Guardian, Microsoft said it only provides customer data "in response to government demands and we only ever comply with orders for requests about specific accounts or identifiers".

 

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