Microsoft sues US government for the right to tell you when the feds are reading your email

In what seems to be a complete reversal in position, Microsoft is suing the US government on the grounds that gag orders on warrants are unconstitutional. Good on them! Let’s hope that the courts agree!

“We appreciate that there are times when secrecy around a government warrant is needed,” Microsoft President Brad Smith wrote in a blog post Thursday. “But based on the many secrecy orders we have …

Source: Microsoft sues US government for the right to tell you when the feds are reading your email / Boing Boing

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