Yahoo Sued Over Nude Images
Chris Richardson - Staff Writer
An Oregon woman is suing Yahoo for an estimated $3 million,
claiming the portal site didn't remove nude images of her after
saying it would do so.
Cecilia Barnes, 48, claims her ex-boyfriend created profiles of Ms.
Barnes, featuring the images in question, as well as other personal
information like her work phone number and email address. The
plaintiff's ex would then engage in chat sessions, pretending to be
Ms. Barnes and directing people to her images.
Because of her ex-boyfriend's exploits, people would show up at her
work, expecting a sexual meeting. To combat this, Barnes requested
Yahoo remove these profiles, to which she received no reply. Barnes
continued her efforts, eventually getting a response from Mary
Osako, the director of communications for Yahoo ...