It doesn’t happen very often, but it’s always nice to see two tech giants set aside their differences for a greater cause. This time, Microsoft and Google have come together to file a lawsuit against the federal government to let them speak more freely about the data they collect from their users relating to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). The government announced this week that it would finally begin publishing requests for consumer data once a year, but in a blog post published on Friday Microsoft and Google said that “the public deserves and the Constitution guarantees more than this first step.”

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