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Yahoo Is Trapping Users Who Want to Leave Its Service in Wake of Hacks

Users of Yahoo’s email service are being thwarted from leaving for a rival provider after the company disabled an email forwarding feature. The move follows news that Yahoo agreed to scan all its users’ incoming emails on behalf of a U.S. intelligence agency in 2015. It appears that Yahoo made the change in an attempt to prevent a mass exodus, with several users reporting that they noticed the feature that sends a copy of incoming messages from one account to another had been disabled in the wake of the spying revelations.
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