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Why eBay Should Open-Source Skype

Oct 09, 2008, 18:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Glyn Mody)

"Many of us in the free software world found it hard to suppress a wry smile when reading this: for this is precisely the problem you would expect with closed-source software, hidden within its impenetrable black box. Had Skype been open source, it would have been much harder to hide code that monitored users' conversations.

"So here's a thought for eBay: why not open-source Skype and its protocols?"

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