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Yahoo Mail will scan e-mails from its users in order to provide ads more "targeted"

The new Yahoo mail Service replaces the old version from this week. Among the new features, one of them is spot and causes concern: the new : Yahoo Mail will scan e-mails from its users in order to provide ads more "targeted".

In the new terms and conditions (Terms) the new email service from Yahoo, it is written that users allow the company "to scan and analyze the content of your communications. "But the one who used the old version has no choice but to approve these Terms if it still wants to use his mailbox! At the risk of tarnishing his image, so Yahoo tries a coup, joining rival Google in this strategy. Nothing too surprising given that Yahoo is currently led by Marissa Meyer, a former Google .


Yahoo Mail will scan e-mails from its users in order to provide ads more "targeted"


Yahoo's argument for the legitimacy of this surveillance system is to say that it uses to provide "functionality, content and advertising" custom. But how to control the way in which (and especially will) use the data contained in our emails ? This situation is reminiscent of the famous slogan: "If it's free, is that you are the product." 

Yahoo offers some solutions if the user does not wish to accept the new conditions, including using an IMAP client. Otherwise, you can simply close your account. The question is still to know what to replace it, In the end, it seems that most services mailboxes are moving in the same direction: sell user data for marketing advertisements. 
Yahoo Mail will scan e-mails from its users in order to provide ads more "targeted" Yahoo Mail will scan e-mails from its users in order to provide ads more "targeted" مراجعة من قبل Steven Raiss في 6:08 PM تصنيف: 5