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Yahoo agreed to cover the yet-to-be-agreed upon legal costs incurred by defendants.
It’s unclear whether the legal costs are all Yahoo will pay. If so, that seems like quite a good deal for the company. Still, it took a tongue-lashing from Congress to spur the settlement. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Tom Lantos says the settlement is “long overdue.”
For background on the Shi Tao affair, see here.