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Robert Quinn Contract: Latest News and Rumors on Negotiations with Rams

Robert Quinn was one of the most dominant defensive linemen in the entire NFL during the 2013 season, and he is about to cash in on that success. Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports reported that Quinn and the St. Louis Rams are nearing an agreement on a multiyear contract extension. Show More Summary

U.S. Threatened Yahoo to Get Customer Data

The U.S. government in 2008 threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day if it failed to turn over customer data to intelligence agencies, according to documents unsealed on Thursday. The documents shed new light on how the government dealt with U.S. Show More Summary

Unredacted Court Docs Reveal Yahoo's Name and Other Top-Secret Stuff

Yahoo has just released 1,500 pages of previously classified documents relating to its legal challenge to the government's warrantless wiretapping program. Yahoo lost the case in 2008 and was ordered to cooperate with National Security Agency or face a $250,000 fine for every day that it withheld its customers' data. Show More Summary

Syria's role in Islamic State’s growth

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Yahoo's Katie Couric examines how the war-torn country proved to be a breeding ground for the militant group.

NSA Extorted Yahoo’s Compliance With PRISM With $250,000 Per Day Fine Threat

While many in the tech industry appear to have no trouble collaborating with those illegally spying on American citizens, it is instructive to see what happened to the companies that even put up mild resistance to the NSA's mission of "collect it all."

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Right to Share Documented Details of NSA Thuggery, but More Transparency Needed in Silicon Valley

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) yesterday released 1,500 pages of documents related to the NSA’s data-collection methods used against them in 2007 and 2008, releasing the documents after winning a court challenge granting them the right to do so. Among other things, the documents reveal that the U.S government threatened them with $250,000 daily fines for withholding […]

Midday open thread: Yahoo's threatened secret fines, cities and climate change, police state school

Today's comic by Mark Fiore is Apple Watch Out: What's coming up on Sunday Kos... Media bias is dangerous but outright bias can get many killed, by Egberto Willies Meet the Disqualified for 2016, by Jon Perr The Burning Bed - Thirty Years Later, by Susan Grigsby They are trying to stop the student vote. Show More Summary

Alibaba’s IPO Price Likely to Boost Yahoo’s Stock Price

Alibaba has stated that it plans to raise close to $24.2 billion through sale of 320.1 million American depository shares in its IPO at an anticipated price between $60 to $66. This would translate into a valuation of $147.54 billion...Show More Summary

The government threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 per day if it didn’t participate in PRISM

In 2008, Yahoo was threatened by the government with a $250,000 fine for every day it refused to comply with requests to submit user data for use in the National Security Agency’s PRISM program, according to declassified documents published by the company on Thursday. Show More Summary

Feds wanted to fine Yahoo $250K/day for fighting PRISM

5 days agoOdd : Boing Boing

We've known since the start that Yahoo fought the NSA's Prism surveillance program tooth-and-nail; but as unsealed court docs show, the Feds made the process into a harrowing ordeal, and sweet-talked gullible judges into dropping the hammer on Y. Read the rest

Yahoo faced $250K daily fine for not sharing your data with the NSA

Yahoo disclosed the huge fine along with more than a thousand pages of court documents on Sept. 11.

U.S. threatened Yahoo with daily fine if it did not comply with data handover

Yahoo headquarters in Sunnyvale, California. Photo via Wikimedia Commons/Coolcaesar WASHINGTON — Yahoo’s free email service could have cost the company an extra quarter of a million dollars a day. The government called for the huge fine in 2008 if Yahoo didn’t go along with an expansion of U.S. Show More Summary

Lower Liquidity for Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) in Wake of Alibaba’s IPO

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) is not only facing the fear of investors fleeing away after Alibaba’s IPO stops being the headline, but might also suffer from a liquidity crisis that might be brewing up in the stock market. In a discussion on CNBC about the ensuing macroeconomic climate, Tom Joyce of the Knight Capital was joined by CNBC’s […]

US Threatened Yahoo with $250K Daily Fines

The government threatened Yahoo with massive fines if it didn't adhere to surveillance regulations, court documents show.

Food Media: Cherry Bombe's Kerry Diamond Named Yahoo Food EIC

Left: Kerry Diamond Kerry Diamond — co-founder and editorial director of the bi-annual food magazine Cherry Bombe — has been named the Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo Food. Diamond is also a restaurateur and co-owns three restaurants in Brooklyn: Smith Canteen,...

Yahoo Threatened With A Secret $250,000 Per Day Fine If It Didn't Comply With NSA PRISM Demands

5 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Back in 2013, a week after the whole PRISM program was first revealed thanks to Ed Snowden's leaks, it was then revealed that Yahoo had fought a secret legal battle against the program, based on a predecessor to the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 called the Protect America Act of 2007. Show More Summary

Yahoo Adds Kristen Baldwin and Kerry Diamond

Yahoo has made two major hires — Kristen Baldwin and Kerry Diamond. Baldwin will serve as editor-in-chief of Yahoo TV and Diamond will serve as editor-in-chief of Yahoo Food. Baldwin comes to Yahoo from Entertainment Weekly, where she had been since 1995. Show More Summary

Hawks Re-Sign PF Elton Brand

The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed two-time all-star power forward Elton Brand to a one year, $2 million dollar contract, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Brand, 35, produced 5.7 points and 4.9 rebounds in an average of 19 minutes per game last season for the Hawks. Despite his growing age, he can still be […]

Government Threatened To Fine Yahoo $250,000 Per Day

Yahoo announced Thursday that the government threatened to fine the company $250,000 a day if it did not comply with demands to go along with an expansion of U.S. surveillance by surrendering information about its users. Yahoo considered the government’s demands to be unconstitutional and challenged the government in court. “We refused to comply with [...]

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