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Yahoo in recycled email privacy row

Publisher: 
BBC News
Publication date: 
26-Sep-2013
Author(s): 
Jane Wakefield
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"These problems were flagged by security and privacy experts a few months ago when Yahoo announced their intention to recycle old emails, and cautioned that Yahoo's plan created significant security and privacy risks. Yahoo downplayed these risks, and ignored critics, but now we see these concerns were legitimate," said Mike Rispoli, spokesman for Privacy International.