Yahoo! Releases Its Report on Law Enforcement & Data and 2 More Heavily Traded Stocks to Follow
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO): Current price $28.18
Yahoo’s first transparency report on law enforcement and data indicates that the company has not joined any program or offered any of its users’ data to governments. The firm said that its legal department requires that the government’s data requests be made via “lawful means.”
During the first six months of 2013, Yahoo received 12,444 United States government data requests, and 2 percent of those requests were turned down, and 6 percent had no data found. Content was disclosed for 37 percent of those requests and only noncontent data, like basic subscriber information that included data captured at the point of registration, were disclosed for 55 percent of the requests.