What’s Up With Skype? | PCMag.com
Is the government listening to our Skype conversations? If so, it’s not a bad thing. Here’s why.
The tech sphere seems to have circulated an inordinate number of stories about Skype in the last few weeks. These stories cover everything from the change in architecture to the possibility that we are being spied on.
Skype is the world’s most popular communications tool, and it’s apparent to anyone who follows public policy that government snoops are listening in. Why wouldn’t they? Personally, I would not be surprised if one of the reasons why Microsoft bought Skype was to outfit the product with backdoor access for the US government’s top eavesdropping agency, the National Security Agency.
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Personally I really don’t care if they are really listening. In the modern age, with modern technology it’s pretty hard to stay anonymous.
Especially because we’re using so called FREE services. Looks like there’s no such thing after all…
How do you feel about being stalked by the government?