Geek Throughts: Yahoo! learns a Lesson
According to this article, the big Y has been fined by a Belgian court for not turning over user information. Bypassing normal channels, Belgian officials went directly to the company demanding information, a similar situation that has come up before. (But unlike the Chinese incidents, this one directly involves the US headquarters.)
Yahoo! deserves applause for not only standing up for users, but also for learning from the past.
More collected Geek Thoughts at http://geekthoughts.info.