Microsoft promises to scan only after their own ‘injunction’ Outlook accounts




Microsoft claims the conditions under which it is browsing to tighten. accounts in The company does this in response to the controversy that arose after the company the identity of the person behind an outdated software theft via a scan of accounts.

A former Microsoft employee would single copies of Windows 7, and 8, and the Activation Server Software Development Kit provided information to a French blogger, secretly so Thursday was known . Although the blogger software distributed under an alias, the U.S. company could post a scan of his account the identity of the two come. The case has led to much debate about Internet privacy.

In John Frank, vice president of Microsoft, says reaction to the matter to The Verge that the company in the future will bring. transparency in similar situations “It is not possible for a company to get to scan accounts of own services to a court order, but we will in future act as if that is the case.” Thus, the company is planning to next internal investigation team to deploy, which must assess whether a situation calls for such a hypothetical court order., A team of lawyers Then the company switched to a lawyer and former judge outside the company, which must also determine whether the evidence is sufficient to proceed with an investigation. Only then Microsoft will possibly his accounts scan.

In addition to these conditions, also true that an attorney will love to check that no one looks at things that are not relevant to the investigation. Eye on the actual examination of a account Finally, Microsoft plans to make the data on this type of internal investigations to publish the biannual transparency report of the company. However, when it comes to an examination of the accounts of an employee of Microsoft, the company only publishes the subject of the investigation.

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