[cryptography] skype backdoor confirmation

Jeremy Stanley fungi at yuggoth.org
Mon Jul 15 08:59:11 EDT 2013


On 2013-07-15 09:34:46 +0300 (+0300), ianG wrote:
> Indeed, it seems that Skype lost their privacy mojo somewhere
> between eBay and Microsoft.
[...]

I still don't understand where it ever got "privacy mojo" to start
with, even before eBay. Skype was written by the authors of KaZaA.
Anyone remember KaZaA? Embedded spyware and similar evils? It seems
people have very short memories where unpleasant truth is concerned.
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