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Exclusive! Yahoo (may have) provided Iran with names of 200,000 users

Jérôme Flipo [PersonRank 10]

Friday, October 9, 2009
14 years ago2,779 views

<<Yahoo collaborated with the Iranian regime during the election protests, providing to the authorities the names and emails of some 200,000 Iranian Yahoo users. This is according to a post on the Iranian Students Solidarity (Farsi) blog. My sources indicate the information comes from a group of resisters who have infiltrated the administration and are leaking out important information.>>

Jérôme Flipo [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

<<Overnight one of our bloggers, Richard Koman, reported that Yahoo handed over user names to the Iranian government. We’re retracting the blog post. Here’s what went wrong.>>

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