sunnyvale - The news that Yahoo will scan hundreds of millions of users 'mailboxes for intelligence ' is misleading.' That left the company Wednesday said in a comment. Reuters reported Tuesday that Yahoo had developed software that would sniff for the US intelligence NSA and the FBI investigation. Yahoo Search would include certain words and phrases.
Yahoo says it is strict and cautious with any request for user information. ' Scanning mails as described in the article does not exist on our systems, '' the company said.
After message Yahoo is under attack. The privacy watchdog in Ireland, where Yahoo's European headquarters, is investigating the case. The organization of civil liberties in America, the American Civil Liberties Union, called the ' deeply disappointing '' when Yahoo has indeed cooperated with the government. The mission of the NSA and the FBI seems to Yahoo ' unprecedented and unconstitutional '', said the union.