Yahoo's Supply Of User Info Per Subpoenas Protected By Law, 9th Circuit Rules

Yahoo's Supply Of User Info Per Subpoenas Protected By Law, 9th Circuit Rules

SAN FRANCISCO - Because Yahoo! Inc. complied with two grand jury subpoenas in good faith when it supplied the government with subscriber information, a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on April 15 found that the digital media company was immune from lawsuit from the subject of the subpoenas under the provisions of the Stored Communications Act (SCA) (Fayelynn Sams v. Yahoo! Inc., No. 11-16938, 9th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 7464).

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