Yes, Webmail Companies Read Your Email

“zomg they have scripts reading my mails to serve me ads” is just a diversion. After Microsoft admitted to searching a blogger’s Hotmail account to locate the source of a leak, it’s become clear that both Microsoft and Google do this sort of thing as a matter of policy.

’nuff said.

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/mar/20/former-microsoft-employee-arrested-over-windows-8-leaks http://www.kalzumeus.com/2006/07/28/googles-lawyers-admit-to-gmail-privacy-leak/ http://uncrunched.com/2014/03/21/google-spied-gmail/
http://phandroid.com/2013/08/13/gmail-privacy-concerns/
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2010/09/google-spy/

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