ahoo undertook mass email spying for US government; Microsoft, Google, Twitter all deny involvement

According to a report by Reuters, Yahoo Inc built a secret custom software program to search all of its customers’ email messages, at the request of U.S. intelligence officials.
yahooAccording to a report by Reuters, Yahoo Inc built a secret custom software program to search all of its customers’ email messages for specific information, at the request of U.S. intelligence officials. The report cites three unnamed former employees and “a fourth person appraised of the events,” saying that the company scanned “hundreds of millions of Yahoo Mail accounts” at the request of the National Security Agency or the FBI.
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