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Investor News - 04/07/2013

Vigeo downgrades its rating on the Human Rights performance of Apple, Google, Microsoft, Verizon and Yahoo!

After these companies are accused of violating customers’ privacy, Vigeo warns its clients on the reputational and legal risks these allegations represent for the accused companies.

Press sources reported, in June 2013, that Apple, AOL, Dropbox, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, PalTalk, Skype (Microsoft), Twitter, Yahoo! and YouTube (Google) are accused of allowing intelligence services to access their servers to retrieve data about users, through a monitoring programme (PRISM) endorsed by the Obama Administration.

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