Sunday, 24 April 2016

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Microsoft helped the NSA to circumvent the company's own encryption so through email account monitoring, according to a new report from The Guardian. 

Microsoft owns Skype is also working with US intelligence agencies last year, allowing them to collect video conversation through the service, according to the British newspaper quoted confidential documents. The Guardian, Microsoft this year, in cooperation with the FBI investigation, allowing its cloud storage service, SkyDrive is more readily available. 

Microsoft and Skype have both emphasized their privacy protections as a benefit of using their services. Microsoft has criticized Google’s privacy practices, saying in its Scroogled campaign that Google shares personal information on the Android mobile operating system with app developers.

Skype’s privacy policy reads: “Skype is committed to respecting your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal data, traffic data and communications content.”

Microsoft, in a statement, said it follows "clear principles" when responding to government demands for customer information.


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