Do you have a Yahoo email address? Did you receive any email messages from someone using a Yahoo email address? If you answered “yes” to either question, the US government has been reading your email messages. Yahoo was forced by a secret court order to build a tool that scanned all of its customers’ emails for specific information supplied by US intelligence agencies.
The report comes from Reuters, citing three sources who are familiar with the events. You can read more at http://www.zdnet.com/article/yahoo-secretly-scanned-customer-emails-for-us-intelligence/ as well as the original report in Reuters at http://www.reuters.com/article/us-yahoo-nsa-exclusive-idUSKCN1241YT.
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