Privacy Freakouts

Skype: We’re Not Eavesdropping On You, Honest

Skype's hairy eyeball only works in China.

Skype has taken to its company blog to reassure users that recent structural changes do not mean Skype has enabled snooping capabilities for itself or The Authorities. In a post titled, “What Does Skype’s Architecture Do?” Skype corporate vice president Mark Gillett did his best to refute the main allegations  that have piled up since Skype was purchased by Microsoft.  According to Mr. Gillett, worries that Skype’s changes were made to enable spying are pure paranoia: Read More