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China 'spying on Skype messages'

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posted on Oct, 2 2008 @ 11:09 PM
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China 'spying on Skype messages'


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Citizen Lab, a Canadian research group, says it found a database containing thousands of politically sensitive words which had been blocked by China.
The publicly available database also displayed personal data on subscribers.
Citizen Lab researchers, based at the University of Toronto, said they discovered a huge surveillance system which had picked up and stored messages sent through the online telephone and text messaging service.

The database held more than 150,000 messages which included..
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posted on Oct, 2 2008 @ 11:09 PM
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Very interesting ... should have expected it, but seriously isn't this taking censorship to an EXTREME?! honestly though, why? They have completely stripped Chinese citizens of everything ... I honestly don't get why people enjoy living in this country ... you can't even talk to your family about current happenings in the world with out being watched...

i.e. posted another thread about the Bavarian government using skype as well... link at bottom


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