Skype and interception of communications

Skype does not allow for easy wiretapping of conversations. Anyone can imagine the potential for criminals, but also, on the good side, for dissidents. However, I don’t think the loophole will remain for long; somebody somewhere will invent a good wiretapping device , if it has not already be done in China for example, as the article below suggests.

Italian Cops Complain That They Can’t Listen In On Skype” (TechDirt, 18 February 2009)

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About Audrey Guinchard

Senior Lecturer @ University of Essex (UK)
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