Surveillance by machine "doesn't count as spying unless you’re guilty," right?
Yahoo Mail was exposed not just to a massive data breach in 2014, but also to U.S. government spying, according to recent reports. End-to-end encryption, which Yahoo once supported but later abandoned, could've protected users from ...
The hacking of Hacking Team, which sells surveillance tools to governments, shows there are almost no countries not involved in buying spy technology
In 2015, Yahoo CEO Marissa Meyer ordered the company's engineers to build a tool that scanned Yahoo Mail messages in realtime for "characters" of interest to a US security agency, either the FBI or the NSA. (more…)
The internet giant wrote a letter to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, asking him to shed more light on reports that Yahoo built spy tools to scan user emails.