You are not the only person to read your email.
According to the Wall Street Journal, new details on large-scale e-mail analysis work by AOL and Yahoo subsidiary Oath have been revealed. The email analysis program scans more than 200 million AOL and Yahoo inboxes for data that can be sold to advertisers. (Disclosure: News is owned by owner Verizon)
Logically, by discovering users, Internet giants can refine their advertising targeting efforts to display the most relevant advertisements.
However, if other major email providers abandon e-mail scanning due to privacy scandal or security concerns, Oath remains the first.
Last year, Google finished analyzing e-mail advertisements targeted for consumer Gmail service. Microsoft, on the other hand, told the news that Microsoft was not using e-mail content to target advertisements anywhere in Microsoft. And Apple never scanned customer's mailbox. For repressive purposes, or for ambiguous reasons like 'public matters'.
So basically, that is just a swearing oath.
Digitizing the inbox of hundreds of millions of e-mail users is a bold move of the Internet leading the two violations of Yahoo's data before changing the brand. 1 billion user data and exhibited in a
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