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Yahoo Asks Justices To Shield Privacy Of Emails After Death

Law360 (February 8, 2018, 9:58 PM EST) -- 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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