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'We still don't encrypt server-to-server data' admits Microsoft to EU Committee

Publisher: 
Wired UK
Publication date: 
14-Nov-2013
Author(s): 
Chris Baraniuk
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Sam Smith, a technologist at Privacy International, said the unencrypted data could hypothetically relate to any of Microsoft's cloud services, from Hotmail and Outlook.com email accounts to Xbox Live, Office 365 and SkyDrive cloud storage.

This response seems unlikely to reassure Smith who commented, "Unless Microsoft takes immediate action to rectify this situation, any business or individual using their services to store or transmit sensitive data will have been fundamentally let down by a brand that suggested it was worthy of trust."