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[liberationtech] Call for Open Letter on Skype

Uncle Zzzen unclezzzen at gmail.com
Sat Dec 22 11:02:27 PST 2012


+1
Best case scenario they still won't be open source, so what do we expect
from them really, good intentions?


On Sat, Dec 22, 2012 at 11:44 PM, Rich Kulawiec <rsk at gsp.org> wrote:

> On Sat, Dec 22, 2012 at 12:23:30PM +0200, Nadim Kobeissi wrote:
> > Isn't it time for an open letter regarding Skype?
>
> No.
>
> Not that I disagree with your concerns or anything like that:
> they're valid.
>
> But because there is absolutely no reason to expect truthful and complete
> answers from Skype.
>
> In fact, there are many reasons to expect lies and incomplete answers,
> because it's clearly in their self-interest to provide them and because
> there are no negative consequences for them if they do.
>
> Thus no matter how well-phrased and well-intentioned such a letter is,
> the best possible result (a response from Skype) is still operationally
> useless, no matter what it says.
>
> ---rsk
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