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Yahoo!: Defender of Privacy Rights

On April 23, 2010 By JETLaw

Privacy protection for electronic communications has been a subject of debate for some time now, so it should come as no surprise that the government continues to make controversial attempts to obtain private email communications. A recent legal controversy between Yahoo! and the Department of Justice illustrates just how far the government can go in [...]

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As cloud computing becomes more popular, privacy concerns associated with the technology become more worrisome. What is cloud computing anyway? Although there are many different categories of cloud computing and quite a bit of confusion as to what exactly it is, it generally refers to the idea of users running applications and storing [...]

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Last Wednesday, an online hacker gained access to Republican Vice-Presidential Candidate Sarah Palin’s email account by correctly answering Yahoo’s security questions and resetting her password. After logging into her account, the hacker took screen shots of Palin’s inbox and personal emails. These screen shots were sent to websites, such as gawker.com, [...]

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