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European data watchdog investigates Skype leaks to the NSA

Publisher: 
The Inquirer
Publication date: 
11-Oct-2013
Author(s): 
Dave Neal
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Human rights group Privacy International told the Guardian that it makes Skype's previous claims look suspect. "The only people who lose are users," said Eric King, head of research at Privacy International. "Skype promoted itself as a fantastic tool for secure communications around the world, but quickly caved to government pressure and can no longer be trusted to protect user privacy."