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Yahoo to Pay SEC Fine of $35 Million
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Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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4/26/2018 | 5:28:24 AM
Relatively paltry, but specific deterrence a minimal factor
On the one hand, $35 million seems a paltry sum considering the magnitude of the errant behavior here.

On the other hand, Yahoo is now sufficiently broken up that risk of reoffense is not really an issue.

Incidentally, Marissa Mayer's severance was reported to be $23 million (to say nothing of an estimated ~$236m from her sale of Yahoo stock).
REISEN1955
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REISEN1955,
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4/30/2018 | 8:05:20 AM
Re: Relatively paltry, but specific deterrence a minimal factor
The company formerly known as Yahoo is a search engine searching for death. Anyone who uses it for anything these days is an idiot.   Remember "Altavista" ???   That was a great one ages ago and Netscape was a great browser.  Both are gone.  Kinda like anyone with an AOL email address. 


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