“Yahoo unveils encryption measures to protect users’ data”

April 4, 2014 - News / Technology

Yahoo, with rivals including Google, Facebook and Microsoft, has been pressing for more oversight of the government’s surveillance of users after a fierce backlash over the extent of their involvement with the NSA…

“The goal is all traffic to and from Yahoo users is going to be encrypted all the time by default, and invisibly. This is not going to be something you have to think about all the time. Preventing surveillance of millions of people at a time is totally within our abilities…”

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