' US Government Threaten Yahoo with Fines of $250,000 for Refusal to Provide Data Under Prism'

#AceWorldNews – UNITED STATES – September 16 -The U.S. government threatened Yahoo with daily fines of $250,000 for refusing to hand over user data as part of the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs, Yahoo said Thursday and USA today reported. 

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The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review released more than 1,500 pages of previously secret documents related to Yahoo’s 2007 challenge to the government’s demand for data, the company’s general counsel Ron Bell said on Yahoo’s Tumblr page.

No documents were available immediately, but Yahoo is in the process of making them all public, he said.

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