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‘Google is to stop fighting most search warrants issued by US judges for data stored on overseas servers, according to a recent court document from the Department of Justice.
According to a new court filing sent to the Supreme Court from the Justice Department Wednesday, the tech company has – in the vast majority of cases – finally agreed to make its data available to US prosecutors and investigators regardless of where it’s stored. The American government has consistently argued that since company employees can access the data from the United States, where exactly that data is stored is irrelevant.
“Google has reversed its previous stance and informed the government that it will comply with new Section 2703 warrants outside the Second Circuit (while suggesting that it will appeal the adverse decisions in one or more existing cases),” the DoJ’s filing read.’