Dissident Ning Xianhua sues Verizon, claiming Yahoo’s handover of private data to China led to prison and torture

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Dissident Ning Xianhua sues Verizon, claiming Yahoo’s handover of private data to China led to prison and torture

A US-based Chinese dissident has sued the Verizon Communications subsidiary that owns Yahoo, citing allegations that former Yahoo executives handed over private user data to the Chinese government, resulting in the activist’s detention and prosecution.Ning Xianhua, who is described in a lawsuit filed on Wednesday as a participant in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests of 1989, “suffered brutal beatings and torture for years” in China as a result of Yahoo sharing data taken from his…

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By | 2020-09-02T17:42:33+00:00 September 2nd, 2020|Technology|Comments Off on Dissident Ning Xianhua sues Verizon, claiming Yahoo’s handover of private data to China led to prison and torture