[clug] Open source Skype replacement needed
kim at holburn.net
Thu Jun 30 21:47:29 MDT 2011
I am pretty sure that China can already do that:
Being something most governments want, it will happen sooner or later
with any system with centralised servers. Only true direct p2p
connections can avoid this.
On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 12:00 PM, Michael James <clug3 at james.st> wrote:
> A new Microsoft patent points towards Skype becoming equipped for lawful interception.
> The patent was filed back in 2009, but published last week and picked up by Computerworld. Titled "Legal Intercept", it covers one way in which a VoIP-based communications system might enable a call to be intercepted and covertly recorded, naming Skype as one of the services to which it could be applied.
> OS transparency is your only protection from this.
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