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Oath's new privacy policy allows it to scan your Yahoo and AOL mail for targeted advertising

3 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

This month, Oath updated its privacy policies, which grants the company the right to scan your AOL and Yahoo email for the purposes of tailoring ads for users
Verizon acquired Yahoo in 2016 , and brought AOL and Yahoo together under an unfortunately named brand : Oath. At the time, we noted that the merger, coupled with the passage of a bill allowing ISPs to share browsing data was something that the companies had worked towards for years: the ability to extract revenue from consumers with their personal data. That prediction appears to be coming true:
Oath confirmed to CNet that it rolled...
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