How Microsoft helped British authorities after the London attack


Microsoft has admitted to giving information to British authorities after the Westminster Bridge attack.

In a statement, the tech giant said it had received orders seeking email information related to the attack and it swiftly provided the information requested.

“Our team responded in under 30 minutes last week to verify that the legal order was valid and provided law enforcement the information that was sought,” said Microsoft President Brad Smith.

Microsoft came under fire from a British tabloid, the Rupert Murdoch-owned The Sun newspaper, for an interview on ITV in which Smith said the company “will not help any government, including our own, hack or attack any customer anywhere”. He added that Microsoft will turn over data when legally compelled to. …

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Via: Mashable: Tech

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