Yahoo sued over privacy policy
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Yahoo sued over privacy policy

A company that makes educational videos has filed a $4 billion lawsuit against Yahoo for failing to turn over personal data about its users.

Universal Image claims Yahoo violated an agreement it had with Broadcast.com - acquired by Yahoo earlier this year - to provide information about users of its video and audio programming, located on Broadcast.com's Web site.

Yahoo has a policy posted on its Web sites, stating that it generally doesn't share personal information with its partners unless it has the user's permission.

Yahoo declined to comment on the lawsuit.

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