National Security Agency intercepted communications between Yahoo's information facilities, as part of a program named Muscular. In September 2013, Yahoo's transparency report mentioned the company acquired 29 thousand requests for details about customers from governments in the first six months of 2013. Yahoo Buzz was closed down on April 21, 2011 without an official announcement from Yahoo. On December 15, 2010, in the future after Yahoo announced layoffs of four% of its employees throughout their portfolio, MyBlogLog founder Eric Marcoullier posted a slide from a Yahoo employee on Twitter.
Human rights teams also accuse Yahoo of aiding authorities within the arrest of dissidents Li Zhi and Jiang Lijun. In April 2017, Yahoo was sued for failing to uphold settlement agreements on this case. Yahoo pledged to offer help to the households of these arrested and create a reduction fund for these persecuted for expressing their views online with Yahoo Human … Read More