Microsoft's Creative Solution to Data Privacy

Delegating storage to a German company creates a challenge to competitors and U.S. law enforcement.

Smart move, Nadella.

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Not long ago, Microsoft was widely seen as the archetypal evil corporate empire: A brutish monopoly, bereft of new ideas and embodying all that went wrong with first-generation tech titans. Under Chief Executive Satya Nadella, however, its creativity has been revived and its contribution to Europe's fight against U.S. Internet surveillance is evidence of that. 

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