Saturday, May 14, 2011

FBI: You Might Sue Your Carrier If You Knew What They Were Doing

AT&T a powerful lobbying force, but because they're also now bone-grafted to the nation's surveillance apparatus. AT&T funnels all voice and data wholesale to the NSA, and helps the FBI not only with domestic spying, but has gone so far as to advise the FBI on ways to wiggle around privacy laws.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

WSJ: Microsoft to buy Skype for $7bn. Rest of world: for real?

Okay, so what are they going to rename it? Microsoft Bing Windows 7 Live Voice Messenger Explorer?

Here's just hoping that MS doesn't screw it up. Hopefully they will take what users know and love about Skype and make it better. Let's also hope that they don't limit the platform to Windows either by design or neglect. Certainly MS has the people power and know-how to do Skype right, but do they have the vision? Only time will tell.

Microsoft to buy Skype

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