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Can Skype ‘wiretap’ video calls?

The video calling service Skype recently made a change to how it routes calls.

Yawn, right? But here’s where it get a little juicier: Hackers and bloggers are saying the changes, which push some of the video calling process onto Skype’s own computers instead of onto random machines on the Internet, could help the app spy on users’ calls, presumably at the request of a court or government.