You’ve heard the news.
In a recent report card from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), comparing which tech companies protect user’s data from government snooping, Yahoo received one of the lowest scores with only one out of five stars. Tumblr performed significantly better, receiving three stars for requiring a warrant for content, fighting for users’ privacy rights in Congress, and publishing law enforcement guidelines.
LTMC: Yet another reason to be skeptical of the buyout.
I knew there was a reason beyond its cluttered aesthetic, internet illiteracy, and general uselessness that I’ve avoided Yahoo! since about 2002.