I deleted my Yahoo account, you should too
October 30, 2016
For those who missed it, recently it was discovered that Yahoo willingly granted the FBI and/or NSA fully access to all of Yahoo’s customers’ emails. This means that if you have an @yahoo.com email address every email you’ve ever sent or received is in the hands of American Government. More problematically there was no warrant or NSL involved (that we know of) that required access to EVERY email — Yahoo gave up that voluntarily. Before you think this isn’t a big deal or maybe it’s just a “one time thing”… don’t forget that Yahoo willingly helped the Chinese governed find and arrest pro-Democratic “dissidents”.
AIM gone the way of the phone
March 12, 2005
And by that I don’t mean it does VoIP — I mean that its now recorded. The original entry from Thrashing Through Cyberspace blog. To make a long story short, AIM now reserves the right to do what ever the hell they want with what you say on AIM. There are a few business’s that I’m sure use AIM for communication, no more. Where I worked we used to use Yahoo (now Skype).