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Chinese Skype users are being watched!

Alex Christie

3 October 2008

Researchers
say the Chinese has been monitoring private messages that have been sent
through the internet instant messenger service, Skype.

Apparently,
a Canadian research group has
found a database containing thousands of
politically sensitive words which had been blocked by Chinese authorities. This is a quite a dilemma
for Skype users who assumed the service was secure.

Citizen Lab researchers say that they’ve found an enormous surveillance
system that picked up and stored these private messages that were sent through
Skype. Click
here
to see how this issue is being backed up.

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