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DOJ Asks Supreme Court to Resolve Split over Its Ability to Compel Foreign Records

Posted in Criminal Law, Cybersecurity / Data Security
U.S.-based technology companies and courts across the country have disagreed over the extraterritorial application of the Stored Communications Act in allowing U.S. law enforcement to enforce warrants to reach data stored overseas.  Some courts have treated the data stored overseas as a “physical” object  and, therefore, refused to extend the reach of the Act abroad. … Continue Reading