Irish Data Protection Commissioner examining Yahoo email scanning report
Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner is examining a report that Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) scanned emails for U.S. intelligence officials and said it would view any infringement of EU citizens' privacy rights as a "matter of considerable concern".
Reuters reported on Tuesday that Yahoo secretly built a custom software programme to search all of its customers' incoming emails for specific information provided by U.S. intelligence officials, according to people familiar with the matter.
"Arising from media reports, the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner is making enquiries... read more
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