The U.S. government forced the Internet search engine Yahoo! open access to confidential data of the user, threatening daily to penalize the company for 250 thousand dollars. This is stated in the message, posted in Thursday, September 11, in the official blog search engine.
The company published 1,5 thousand pages of documents related to a legal lawsuit against the national security Agency (NSA) of the United States. The Representative Of Yahoo! Ron bell in the comments to the documents explained that the claims of the authorities to search engine appeared in 2007 after the U.S. law was amended, which require Internet companies information about users.
Yahoo! as noted by bell, refused to comply with the requirements of the NSA, arguing that they violate the Constitution, and filed on power in the court to oversee the activities of foreign intelligence services, where after 1.5 years of litigation was defeated. "At one point, the U.S. government threatened to presentation of a fine of 250 thousand dollars a day, if we do not obey," said bell.
The NSA program PRISM demanded Yahoo! to provide metadata about the users of its e-mail, allowing you to track, among whom is the exchange of messages and when. Access to the letters of the secret service, as stated in the company, was not.
In summer 2013, Microsoft, Google, Yahoo!, Facebook and Linked-In went to court for control of external U.S. intelligence after through the activities of Edward Snowden became aware of their cooperation with the NSA under the PRISM program for the surveillance of Internet users. The company was required to allow them to publish detailed statistics on requests from the intelligence services about the data of their users.
In February 2014, thanks to agreements with the U.S. Department of justice IT company published the statistics of requests special services for the first half of 2013.
on 10 September it became known that dozens of major U.S. Internet companies have prepared a letter to congressmen urging them to pass a law protecting the confidentiality of private correspondence.
Bloggers drew attention to the clip where coach Yuriy Bakalov analyzes the highlights of match of the championship of Ukraine on football between FC Vorskla Poltava and Dynamo Kyiv. Deconstructing game, expert in for one minute 16 times uttered the interjection "blah". According to estimates of the other users, he used the word 17 times.
In the Syrian city of Aleppo while filming the fighting killed a military photojournalist Hassan Sharif Jazz. Reporter Friday, December 2, filmed the military operations of fighters of government forces in the Sheikh said in the South-East of the city and was fatally wounded.
The Crimean authorities will suppress the broadcasting of Ukrainian media on the territory of the Peninsula, which plans to begin using the tower in the Kherson region. As stated by the Minister of internal policy, information and communication Crimea Dmitry Polonsky, broadcasting to the Peninsula will be denied for lack of legal grounds.
Syrian government forces already control more than 52 percent of the territory of the city of Aleppo, reported the defense Ministry. The defense Ministry said that during the December 4, the Syrian army reclaimed from rebels quarter Carimali El Kutaragi area of about three square kilometers.
Killed near Kiev and riot police employees civil service protection were shot dead in a departmental vehicle, he told the national police of Ukraine. At the car, fire was opened when she drove up to the house where presumably there had to be a robbery. Who fired first is not yet established.
Alexander Kalinkin — one of the judges working the fight between Denis Lebedev and Murat by Gassieva — explained the decision to give the victory Gassieva. He noted that Lebedev was not active enough and his opponent had the initiative for most part of the fight and, according to his records landed more punches.