Revealed: how Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages

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• Company says it is legally compelled to comply

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Microsoft has collaborated closely with US intelligence services to allow users’ communications to be intercepted, including helping the National Security Agency to circumvent the company’s own encryption, according to top-secret documents obtained by the Guardian.

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