Civil liberties group urges Verizon to shore up Yahoo user protection

Civil liberties group urges Verizon to shore up Yahoo user protection
 

An international civil liberties group that has worked with web companies on human rights and surveillance issues is asking Verizon Communications Inc to examine a secret email scanning program run by its acquisition target Yahoo Inc and improve on its user protection record.
Access Now, an international digital rights group, wrote to Verizon on Tuesday about scanning conducted in 2015 at the behest of U.S. intelligence authorities and first reported by Reuters last week. Federal officials said the search was at the direction of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court and sought emails... read more

 
12 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 50
Source: Reuters
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