Per the Reserve Bank of India, Microsoft has been sharing the data of customers of Indian banks that utilize Office 365, in order to comply with demands from U.S. intelligence agencies.
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A couple of weeks ago, Facebook told Congress that 61 companies were given access to user data beyond a cutoff date. One of these has now been revealed as the Russian internet company, Mail.Ru.
Switzerland-based storage provider Tresorit has released its first transparency report. The document covers the firm's complex legal framework and user requests from September 2013 to November 2017.
The messaging service was asked to comply with the government's order of sharing the user data. The company has been fined for 800,000 rubles ($14,000) but, its founder intends to fight the ruling.
News aggregation platform Reddit has released, for the third year in a row, its Transparency Report. Covering 2016, it details requests received for user data and content removal, and more.
In what seemingly goes against the precedent set by Microsoft's recent stoush against the US Government, Google is preparing to appeal a court order to release emails stored on an offshore server.
It's been a tough year for Microsoft on many fronts but perhaps none more important than the privacy of cloud data. Now, it seems the embattled company has support from an extensive cohort of allies.
Yahoo was alerted to a flaw in its servers by researchers scanning for Shellshock vulnerabilities, but said that attackers used a different vulnerability to compromise its servers.
Facebook is trying to defend the changed policies of Moves, saying there is a difference between "sharing" and "commingling" user data. Though their defending statements may be too late to make.
Microsoft has been ordered by a US district court to release a customer's emails and related data which is stored on a server in Dublin, Ireland but the company is planning to oppose the order.