Sunday September 27, 2020

Microsoft meets ministers over US court order on emails

A number of meetings were held with the government in relation to the controversial issue

5th June, 2016
Cathriona Hallahan, managing director for Microsoft Ireland

Microsoft has briefed the Taoiseach, the Minister for Justice and a string of senior civil servants in recent months on the US government’s efforts to force the multinational tech giant to hand over emails stored on a server in Ireland.

The state’s lobbying register shows that Cathriona Hallahan, managing director for Microsoft Ireland, and John Frank, Microsoft’s vice president for EU government affairs, held a number of meetings with the government in relation...

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