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A panel of tech industry leaders discuss the future of the Internet at The Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center. From left to right: Harold Feld, senior vice president of Public Knowledge; Kurt Schaubach, chief technology officer at Federated Wireless; Paula Boyd, director of government and regulatory affairs at Microsoft; Jennifer Manner, senior vice president of regulatory affairs at Echo Star Communications; and Scott Bergmann, vice president of regulatory affairs at CTIA —The Wireless Association. Photo by Emma Ann Patton / The Washington Times

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This Tuesday, April 12, 2016, photo shows the Microsoft logo in Issy- les-Moulineaux, outside Paris, France. Microsoft opened a new front in the battle over digital privacy this week, suing the Justice Department on Thursday, April 14, 2016, over its use of court orders requiring the company to turn over customer files stored in its computer centers often without notifying the customer involved. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)

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Tay, the artificial intelligence Twitter robot created by Microsoft, tweets at @TayandYou. (Image: Twitter)

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In this April 29, 2015, file photo, a Dell laptop computer running Windows 10 is on display at the Microsoft Build conference in San Francisco. Microsoft’s new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, July 29, 2015, as the company struggles to carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on smartphones, tablets and information stored online. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

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Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe award for courage at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

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Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe award for courage at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

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Mixed martial artist Ronda Rousey arrives at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) ** FILE **

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In this Sunday, June 28, 2015, file photo, Robin Thicke performs during a tribute to Smokey Robinson at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

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Drive a Warthog while controlling a Spartan in the iPad top down shooter Halo: Spartan Strike from Microsoft Studios

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A tree spirit helps bring his world back to life in the video game Ori and the Blind Forest from Microsoft Studios and Moon Studios.

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In this May 5, 2014, file photo, Microsoft co-founder and Berkshire Hathaway board member Bill Gates speaks during an interview with Liz Claman on the Fox Business Network in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

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Microsoft's Hayete Gallot demonstrates a Surface Hub product at an event demonstrating new features of its flagship operating system Windows at the company's headquarters Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in Redmond, Wash. Executives demonstrated how they said the new Windows is designed to provide a more consistent experience and a common platform for software apps on different devices, from personal computers to tablets, smartphones and even the company's Xbox gaming console. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Xbox One owners will dive into Halo: The Master Chief Collection from Microsoft Studios.

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In this April 2, 2014 file photo, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella gestures during the keynote address of the Build Conference in San Francisco. Microsoft plans to offer a glimpse of its vision for Windows on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, as Nadella seeks to redefine the company and recover from missteps with its flagship operating system. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)FILE -

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BILL GATES - Microsoft's Bill Gates was arrested by the Albuquerque, New Mexico police in 1977 after a traffic violation.

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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2001 file photo, then Microsoft chairman Bill Gates speaks during the product launch of the new Windows XP operating system in New York. Gates touted the software as the harbinger of a new era in more Internet-centric computing. On Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Microsoft will end support for its still popular Windows XP. With an estimated 30 percent of businesses and consumers still using the 12-year-old operating system, the move could put everything from the data of major financial institutions to the identities of everyday people in danger if they don’t find a way to upgrade soon. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

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Left to Right: Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Chairman David Medine, moderator and Washington Times Opinion Editor David Keene, Former NSA and CIA Director Gen. Mike Hayden, and American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Washington Legislative Office Director Laura W. Murphy, speak on a panel called "Privacy in America: the NSA, the Constitution and the USA Freedom Act" at the Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center, Washington, D.C., Thursday, June 12, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Left to Right: Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Chairman David Medine, moderator and Washington Times Opinion Editor David Keene, Former NSA and CIA Director Gen. Mike Hayden, and American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Washington Legislative Office Director Laura W. Murphy, speak on a panel called "Privacy in America: the NSA, the Constitution and the USA Freedom Act" at the Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center, Washington, D.C., Thursday, June 12, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Chairman David Medine, pictured, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), moderator and Washington Times Opinion Editor David Keene, Former NSA and CIA Director Gen. Mike Hayden, and American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Washington Legislative Office Director Laura W. Murphy, speak on a panel called "Privacy in America: the NSA, the Constitution and the USA Freedom Act" at the Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center, Washington, D.C., Thursday, June 12, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)