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Yahoo caught up in government surveillance scandal

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2016
Yahoo caught up in government surveillance scandal

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Yahoo may have been part of an alleged top-secret US government initiative to scan hundreds of millions of e-mail accounts, according to Reuters. Sources claim Yahoo developed its own surveillance software that scanned incoming emails and attachments in real time for specific characters or phrases.

“Yahoo is a law abiding company, and complies with the laws of the United States,” the company said when contacted by Reuters, declining to make more extensive comments.

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