Microsoft Argues for Data Security in Landmark Court Appeal

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The Microsoft Data centre at Grange Park in Dublin.

Photographer: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Microsoft Corp. asked an appeals court to reverse a ruling forcing it to turn over e-mails stored in Ireland, in a closely watched case that could set the terms for data security in the U.S. technology industry.

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