The site [w:Cryptome] has been shut down over a [w:Digital Millennium Copyright Act] (DMCA) notice from Microsoft alleging copyright infringement after Cryptome published a 22-page Microsoft document outlining how the company stores private user data in its web-connected servers. The document also explains how government agencies can access that personal data. John Young has put up an alternative website while the original domain is locked by Network Solutions. Wired news blog “Threat Level” and ReadWriteWeb have more context.
Feel free to download the document entitled “Microsoft® Online Services Global Criminal Compliance Handbook” (.pdf).
Good thing libraries have collected Cryptome archives on CDROM and have harvested the site as well!
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