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Microsoft Gave NSA Access To Encrypted Messages  
User currently offlineMortyman From Norway, joined Aug 2006, 4751 posts, RR: 1
Posted (2 years 7 months 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 2020 times:

Revealed: how Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages

• Secret files show scale of Silicon Valley co-operation on Prism
• Outlook.com encryption unlocked even before official launch
• Skype worked to enable Prism collection of video calls
• Company says it is legally compelled to comply


And Microsoft latest campaing stated that «Your privacy is our priority» .... Funny ....

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User currently onlineRevelation From United States of America, joined exactly 11 years ago today! , 15141 posts, RR: 27
Reply 1, posted (2 years 7 months 3 days ago) and read 1960 times:

Interesting how some here cited outlook.com as the place to go for more secure messaging...

Quoting Mortyman (Thread starter):
Company says it is legally compelled to comply

Indeed so, that's why the market will favor jurisdictions that are not compelled to comply.

Inspiration, move me brightly!
User currently offlineRedTailDTW From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 766 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (2 years 7 months 3 days ago) and read 1941 times:

Quoting Revelation (Reply 1):
Interesting how some here cited outlook.com as the place to go for more secure messaging...

Guilty as charged. I stand corrected...

Not at all surprising though. Internet and privacy really can't be in the same sentence anymore.

- Mason

Northwest Airlines. Now your flying smart!
User currently offlineelbandgeek From United States of America, joined Jun 2008, 776 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (2 years 7 months 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1849 times:

I like how Microsoft is singled out for this despite the fact that they probably had zero choice in the matter and basically every other company probably did the same thing.
but no, Microsoft is evil
How could I forget

User currently offlinezkojq From New Zealand, joined Sep 2011, 2019 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (2 years 7 months 10 hours ago) and read 1784 times:

Since Telcos apparently charge the US Government for wiretaps, can we assume that Microsoft will be doing the same when granting access to encrypted data?

Quoting Mortyman (Thread starter):
Your privacy is our priority

What a joke. Kudos to ISP owner Mr Pete Ashdown who actually seems to do so.

First to fly the 787-9 (Air New Zealand, ZK-NZE, NZ103, AKL-SYD, 2014/08/09)
User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 30262 posts, RR: 57
Reply 5, posted (2 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 1721 times:

Go old school.

If you want secure communications got to use one time pads.

There is a reason the Kremlin just put ouT a big RFP for typewriters.

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