Yahoo Mail just received another blow to its already crippled reputation. Citing "people familiar with the matter", Reuters reported that last year Yahoo Inc secretly collaborated with US intelligence officials to develop custom software that scrapes all of its users' incoming emails for specific information. In real time!
In June of 2014, Google rolled out a massive ad/PR campaign entitled #ResetTheNet, where they assailed the recent revelations by Edward Snowden. They made a slick video and website calling mass surveillance “illegitimate” and urged netizens to protect their privacy. They introduced “NSA-resistant” tools and introduced free encrypted PGP email software code called End-to-End to make this happen.