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Irish Data Protection Commissioner to examine Yahoo

Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner is stepping up its examination of the Yahoo Inc. data breach and is awaiting information from Yahoo regarding allegations on scanning of users’ emails for US government.

In September Yahoo confessed that in 2014 hackers had stolen the data of 500 million users. But just month later Yahoo was accused in using software checking millions of emails for specific information related to national security.

Read more: Irish data regulator steps up Yahoo hack probe, waits on email scanning

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