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US House approves new privacy protections for email and the cloud

The Email Privacy Act would amend a 31-year-old data privacy law

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Google ordered by U.S. court to produce emails stored abroad

An appeals court had taken a different view in a lawsuit involving Microsoft

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Privacy legislation reintroduced for mail older than 180 days

The bill would require law enforcement to get a warrant to read mails older than 180 days

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Why France’s new ‘right to disconnect’ law matters

Do after-hour email restrictions hurt or help productivity?

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Exim gives Linux admins a security fix for Christmas

The timing is terrible, but Exim tried, and failed, to change the release date

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Outlook vs. native apps in Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android

Office 2016 has largely unified the Exchange experience on the desktop, but native apps still do better overall on mobile clients

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5 things you should do following the Yahoo breach

The massive data breach can be an opportunity to do some cleanup and implement security recommendations

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Yahoo breach means hackers had three years to abuse user accounts

Elite hackers-for-hire or state-sponsored actors may have been involved, according to experts

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Google publishes national security letters for the first time

The letters offer a further glimpse into law enforcement demands for user information


Yahoo investigating if insiders knew of hack

Yahoo said in a filing it was possible that its acquisition by Verizon could be terminated or renegotiated

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How Clinton could have avoided the Wikileaks fiasco

Hillary Clinton's email server and her advisers' email accounts are no more or less vulnerable than most, but securing them would have been easy

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Yahoo asks US government for clarity on email scanning controversy

The company asks Director of National Intelligence James Clapper to provide information about the government's request that Yahoo secretly scan customer emails

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US lawmakers want answers on Yahoo email surveillance

Bipartisan group of 48 lawmakers asks for a briefing on the program from the DOJ and ODNI

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Yahoo Mail suspends automatic mail forwarding as privacy controversies swirl

After two major controversies Yahoo turns off automatic email forwarding


Verizon may want a $1 billion discount on Yahoo

Negative press about Yahoo may be taking a toll on its value

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Yahoo's email snooping: It's all legal

Yahoo is only the latest tech company to be caught up in a system of secret surveillance and government gag orders


Yahoo calls report of secret email scanning 'misleading'

Other US tech firms said they have never received such a government request


US tech giants say they didn't do Yahoo-style email spying

Yahoo's secret program may have been spying on hundreds of millions of users' accounts at the request of the US government

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