Yahoo Asks Justices To Shield Privacy Of Emails After Death

Yahoo has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to decide what should happen to our email accounts when we die, arguing that a ruling by Massachusetts’ top court “effectively eliminates personal privacy in email content after death” and needs to be corrected.

In a January certiorari petition, Yahoo urged the Supreme Court to review and dismantle a ruling in which the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that Yahoo was allowed to disclose the contents of an email account left behind by the late John Ajemian to the...

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