Yahoo Mail Users Allowed to Sue Yahoo Over Email Scanning Allegations

U.S. District Court Judge Lucy H. Koh has decided to allow a case against Yahoo to go to court involving allegations that the company tapped its user's email accounts in order to send targeted ads. The judge ruled that Yahoo could have broken the law by not informing users that it was scanning the messages of Yahoo Mail users in order to build consumer profiles. Yahoo had pushed to dismiss the case.

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