Reply to post: Re: They dont want to use the MLAT.

We'll drag Microsoft in front of Supremes over Irish email spat – DoJ


Re: They dont want to use the MLAT.

"This further implies that whatever it is that the DoJ wants is likely to be illegal under Irish and/or EU law"

No, not at all. The could easily get the information via a Irish court order.

What it would do is set a precedent that US law doesn't apply to the whole planet, which has been the general US government approach up until now.

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