Saturday, September 8, 2018

Yahoo Is Abusing Your Forgotten Email Account

Who isn't abusing your privacy these days?

It's only been a month since the Gmail privacy scandal, and now Yahoo Mail - remember that? - is facing its own criticisms for a similar practice. The summary of the Google case is that, while users had consented to share their data with third parties, it wasn't clear that it would actually be humans reading the emails. According to the Wall Street Journal (paywalled), Yahoo is doing the same thing.