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There is nothing in the Cloud Act the relieves the U.S government of it's need to get a warrant or subpoena. In the case of executive agreements, access is according to each countries own domestic procedures and prohibits both U.S and any country it has agreement with from using the agreement to target each other citizens or those of other countries.

Besides if they wanted to go on a fishing expeditions through the data of people outside the U.S they have the FISA court and much loser requirements. It's orders are classified and there is a lengthy procedure for those served if they want to even reveal the existence of an order.

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