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With Microsoft winning a recent appeal, the company has used the case to argue that USA federal or state law enforcement can not use search warrants to seize emails of citizens of foreign countries that are located in data centers outside the United States.

That decision by the New York-based 2nd U.S. Court of Appeals marked a victory for privacy advocates and technology companies that increasingly offer cloud computing services in which data is stored remotely.

Microsoft has 100 data centers in 40 countries, and its DOJ fight will set a precedent for other tech giants with significant global operations.

The Supreme Court hearing is set to begin in early 2018, with a ruling expected by the end of June.

In today's blog post, Smith argued that the issue belongs in Congress.

It puts everyone's emails at risk - if the USA government can unilaterally use a warrant to seize emails outside the United States, what's to stop other governments from acting unilaterally to seize emails stored inside the United States?

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It then got its revenge in July 2016 - as federal appeals court judges in NY acknowledged allowing United States law enforcement to demand evidence stored overseas would open the door for foreign governments to demand data held in the US.

The Microsoft case is the second that the justices have agreed to hear in their current term that touches upon privacy rights in the digital age and the sheer amount of data on customers that companies now hold.

The Supreme Court is leaving in place a decision that the alleged mastermind of the 2000 attack on the USS Cole that killed 17 USA sailors should face a trial by a military commission.

A Supreme Court ruling could overturn the ruling or affirm it - either way, it would cement into place the reach of the Stored Communications Act.

A coalition of 33 USA states and Puerto Rico backed the Justice Department's appeal. The tech giant says this legislation will provide more "sensible ways" for the government to access data stored across borders, including a "lengthy legal process" in order to access the emails of Americans.

Investigators wanted to look at the emails as part of a probe into suspected drug traffickers. No further details about the investigation have been made public. "By taking up this case, the Supreme Court has started a countdown for Congressional action". In 2014, the court ruled that police need a warrant to search a cellphone seized during an arrest.

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