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NY Times And Reuters Claim Totally Different Explanations For Yahoo's Email Scanning

On Wednesday afternoon the NY Times released a report that appeared to clarify some of the questions around Tuesday's Reuters report about Yahoo scanning all emails. According to the NY Times, unlike the original Reuters report that talked about a "directive" (which would imply an NSA surveillance program such as the one under Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act), the scanning was actually the result of a more traditional FISA Court order.
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Utilities / Communication : TeleFrieden

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Technology : SFGate: Tech News

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Technology : Tech Talk

According to a Reuters report, Yahoo scanned millions of emails at the request of government security officials in 2015. CBS News contributor Nick Thompson has more on the case.

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Technology / Microsoft : WMPoweruser

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