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Yahoo! is jacking up the amount of time it holds onto its log file data by a factor of six to 18 months. The move, on the face of it, sets the firm on a collision course with the EU which sees six months as a perfectly adequate period of time to hold data, other than comms data. The veteran dot com said the switcheroo was "to …

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  1. Wallyb132
    FAIL

    hmmm...

    Yahoo!? Not making enough money on targeted advertising? revenue a little low?... try earning your money by offering better services instead of selling the likes and livelihood of your users to advertisers...

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    retention or S**T, can't delete stuff since we laid those guys off.

    This also gives them an extra year to do nothing.

  3. SilverWave
    Linux

    ah... sleep with dogs... etc..

    yeah

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