Indonesia Blocks Yahoo, Paypal, Gaming Websites Over Licence Breaches

Indonesia has blocked search engine website Yahoo, payments firm PayPal and several gaming websites due to failure to comply with licensing rules, an official said on Saturday, sparking a backlash on social media. Registration is required under rules released in late November 2020 and will give authorities broad powers to compel platforms to disclose data […]

Yahoo Japan to go dark in Europe, Except for Mails and Credit Cards

Yahoo Japan announced that most of its online services would no longer be accessible in the European Economic Area and the UK, starting April 6th.  However, the company’s email, credit card, and ebook services will continue to be available, but everything else is going dark.   The main reason behind that decision is the cost of […]

EXPLAINER: Why are foreign tech firms pulling out of China?

Yahoo Inc. is leaving the China market, suspending its services there as of Monday amid what it says is an “increasingly challenging” business and legal environment. Foreign technology firms have been pulling out or downsizing their operations in mainland China as a strict data privacy law specifying how companies collect and store data takes effect. […]

Yahoo pulls out of China, citing 'challenging' environment

Yahoo Inc. said Tuesday it has pulled out of China, citing an increasingly challenging operating environment. The withdrawal was largely symbolic, as many of the company’s services were already blocked by China’s digital censorship. But recent government moves to expand its control over tech companies generally, including its domestic giants, may have tipped the scales […]