Yahoo, AOL forcing users into arbitration for disputes
Verizon's Oath unit, which includes Yahoo, AOL and other media properties, is making a change that requires users to give up their right to be part of class action lawsuits. All disputes will have to be handled through arbitration, according to its revised terms of service.
Why it matters: Yahoo, as you'll remember, has had some data breach issues in the past. Litigating such matters as an individual consumer, even through arbitration, is impractical.