Lawyers for Microsoft Corp. told the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday that they concur with the U.S. Justice Department that their dispute over law enforcement access to emails stored outside the country is now moot.

In a brief filed with the court in the case United States v. Microsoft, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe partner E. Joshua Rosenkranz said the Justice Department’s withdrawal of the original warrant seeking emails stored in Ireland and sent by a suspected drug dealer in the United States “moots this case.”

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