“Yahoo, Bucking Industry, Scans Emails for Data to Sell,” The Wall Street Journal, August 29, 2018 A1. Unlike its competition, Verizon scans your Yahoo and AOL emails and shares the data with advertisers trying to sell you stuff.
This blog focuses in part on Compliance with law and company policy and procedures. Does one need to comply with the practices of others in the industry, even where that is not required? Do “market forces” act as part of the Governance structure?
We already know that Yahoo feels it owns the data you exchange over their platform. But telling others what sites you’ve visited is a bit different than telling them what you may have been mentioned in your email.