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Re: Report: Skype Helped China Snoop on Users
Posted by: Renay San Miguel 2008-10-03 04:16:32
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Companies hoping to dial up international business with China may have yet another reason to think twice about privacy concerns, following new revelations that the Communist country has been spying on Skype-based phone calls and text messages. Citizen Lab, a University of Toronto-based security and human rights research group, partnered with several other international agencies to release a report this week detailing flaws within TOM-Skype, the Chinese version of the popular Internet protocol communications company.

Posted by: bpmmx 2008-10-03 16:45:07 In reply to: Renay San Miguel
That's it! I'm cancelling my Skype account...

Any suggestions as to what would be a better service..?
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