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Yahoo and AOL are affiliated with Oath. Controversial Privacy Policy Readers have the right to read emails, share data, etc.

via:博客园     time:2018/4/16 15:31:06     readed:810


After a series of reorganizations, AOL and Yahoo have been formally incorporated into the media department Oath of the Verizon Group. Recent Oath-owned AOL and Yahoo, Tumblr, and other related products have all updated related privacy policies and policies, and in Facebook Cambridge. After the analysis incident broke out, this change will undoubtedly become more sensitive and controversial. According to foreign media disclosure, the new clause contains Oath's power to read e-mails, real-time messages, pictures and even attachments, and it may also be shared with its parent Verizon.


Oath's Privacy Policy affects products such as Yahoo Mail, AOL Accounts, etc. Well-known foreign media such as the Huffington Post and Engadget also belong to the Oath Department, although the Yahoo Mail Privacy Policy also includes “In order to better serve advertisements, it will analyze”. And store various kinds of communication content, including the content of the mail ”. Oath's updated unified privacy policy covers a wider range of applications. The company claims that it will use "automation tools" to handle and may be used to help companies improve security, research, and ad placement accuracy. Automation tools will be The user's personally identifiable information is removed before humans view the data.

Oath's terms also include the use of information relating to the analysis of the property, Oath may scan the content and provide relevant information for the relevant agencies, used to improve advertising and other purposes, may involve bankruptcy statements and other sensitive property information.


Oath's bilateral arbitration treaty and renunciation of class actions also extends to the company's more branded services, including Yahoo and AOL products. This means that if you treat the company's data, you will face many difficulties in litigation.


Please read the new Privacy Policy carefully before you agree to use Oath's products, and think again.

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