Three former Yahoo employees claim the company created a custom program to search all customer email for certain keywords, at the behest of U.S. Intelligence agencies. In today’s video, I talk about these allegation, warn that we don’t have all the facts yet, but discuss the implications of this charge if true. Right now, I believe the U.S., and many other countries, are at a tipping point as far as balancing cyber security, intelligence surveillance powers, and privacy. Watch today’s Byte to learn more, and make your voice heard.
Episode Runtime: 3:33
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDS70tredio
- Yahoo scanning customers emails for the NSA? – Reuters
- Should you delete your Yahoo account? – The Intercept
- UPDATE: A good rebuttal article exploring other possible sides to this story – Forbes