Microsoft just exposed email’s ugliest secret

Microsoft just exposed email’s ugliest secret via The Verge – All Posts

If you’re hiding something from Microsoft, you’d better not put it on Hotmail.

It came out yesterday that the company had read through a user’s inbox as part of an internal leak investigation. Microsoft has spent today in damage-control mode, changing its internal policies and rushing to point out that they could have gotten a warrant if they’d needed one. By all indications, the fallout is just beginning.

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