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Report: Yahoo Scanned Your E-Mail for the NSA or FBI Without Telling You

by Ansel Herz Gross. IB Photography / Shutterstock.com Reuters drops a surveillance bombshell: 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 directive, scanning hundreds of millions of Yahoo Mail accounts at the behest of the National Security Agency or FBI, said two former employees and a third person apprised of the events.
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