James F. Booth

For more than 25 years, James Booth has provided consulting and legal services to telecommunications carriers and to enterprise companies that manage their own telecommunications networks. Since June of 2009 he has also served as General Counsel of Spread Networks, LLC, which is the industry leader in the construction and operation of low latency high speed networks. Before joining Spread he was General Counsel for OnFiber Communications, a competitive telecommunications provider, and was the sole attorney for Qwest Communications International in support of its construction of an 18,800 mile fiber optic network spanning the United States. Earlier he was lead counsel for U S WEST in its wireless and cable television ventures in the United States, Europe and Hong Kong.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Microsoft: The future of cloud computing rests on some emails stored in Ireland

In case that first began in December 2013, Microsoft is still refusing the government's demands to hand over emails of one of its users.
The government wants the emails as part of a drug trafficking investigation.
The problem is the emails are stored on a server in Ireland and Microsoft says that the US government doesn't have the jurisdiction to demand them, at least not from Microsoft.