Microsoft Invokes Supreme Court Ruling In Overseas Data Row

Law360, New York (June 21, 2016, 7:11 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision limiting the potential for bringing civil claims under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act for conduct abroad supports Microsoft's contention that the government can't use a search warrant to access consumer data stored overseas, the company told the Second Circuit on Tuesday.

Microsoft Corp. argues that the high court's Monday decision in RJR Nabisco Inc. v. European Community reaffirmed earlier precedent that U.S. statutes cannot apply extraterritorially unless Congress explicitly said so — not the case for the Stored...
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