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Irish Data Commissioner Steps Up Investigation into Yahoo Email Scanning

By Tom Bergin LONDON, Nov 21 – Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) said on Monday it was trying to ascertain if Yahoo! Inc’s decision to scan clients’ email accounts at the behest of the U.S. authorities last year broke European law. Sources have told Reuters that Yahoo used a software programme to sift through millions

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Yahoo Secretly Scanned Customer Emails for US Intelligence

By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 5- Yahoo Inc last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers’ incoming emails for specific information provided by U.S. intelligence officials, according to people familiar with the matter. The company complied with a classified U.S. government demand, scanning hundreds of millions of Yahoo

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Senators Accuse Yahoo of ‘Unacceptable’ Delay in Hack Discovery

By Dustin Volz WASHINGTON, Sept 27 – Six Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday asked embattled Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer for more information about the internet company’s investigation into a hack that compromised data related to 500 million user accounts. The lawmakers said they were “disturbed” the two-year-old intrusion was only announced last week. “That means

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Yahoo Faces Growing Scrutiny Over When it Learned of Data Breach

By Dustin Volz WASHINGTON, Sept 23 – Yahoo on Friday faced pointed questions about exactly when it knew about a cyber attack that exposed the email credentials of 500 million users, a critical issue for the company as it seeks to prevent the breach from affecting a pending takeover by Verizon Inc. The internet company

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Daily Mail Parent in Talks With Private Equity For Yahoo Bid

LONDON, April 11 (Reuters) – Britain’s Daily Mail is in talks with potential partners to mount a joint bid for Yahoo‘s internet assets, eyeing a plan to buy the troubled U.S. Internet pioneer to help boost advertising revenues from the Mail‘s globally popular online news site. The parent company of the British newspaper, the Daily

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