Hot off the Presses: DOJ Rehearing Petition in the Microsoft Ireland Case (Full Text)

DOJ filed the attached motion tonight, seeking rehearing or reaching en banc in the Microsoft Ireland case.  In the government’s words: “The [panel] Opinion has created a regime where electronic communication service providers—private, for-profit businesses answerable only to their shareholders—can thwart legitimate and important criminal and national security investigations, while providing no offsetting, principled privacy protections.”

More soon. 

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Jennifer Daskal

Professor and Faculty Director of the Tech, Law, Security Program at American University Washington College of Law. Member of the editorial board of Just Security. Follow her on Twitter (@jendaskal).