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CNET Update: Questions rise on Skype wiretapping

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CNET Update: Questions rise on Skype wiretapping

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Some suspect Skype's changes will aid government surveillance, and it's time to prepare for Apple's Mountain Lion release.

It's time it's happened to good juiciest tech conversations I'm Bridget Carey and this -- here's yet update. Microsoft is -- using to get straight answers to reporters about it Skype's service and whether or not allow wiretapping conversations. That is -- law enforcement. Wants to listen and previously online chat service was so heavily encrypted there is no way for government eavesdrop on conversations. -- -- just made -- change to its network technology and some say the changes make it possible to intercept a call. But when asked Microsoft didn't -- and it wiretapping as possible. Wiretapping has been a hot topic recently because as more and more conversations head online to services like Skype. Police had no wait -- into these online calls the FBI has been pushing for online services to build back doors for government surveillance. And that's -- everyone's thinking this change at Skype could be a backdoor to help FBI. When the Olympics -- up on Friday building it with global games goodness from every site a social media. And Twitter of course is included as part of the deal with NBC Twitter will have one page that -- and all of millions of tweets sent by athletes fans and NBC reporters over the course of seventeen days. They any brands have bought ads for the Twitter page so -- would you look at that -- -- money. It is aggregators date which was just spot last week by beta works will apparently be -- a new -- With the re launch on August Ers are keep an eye out for that is the Samsung galaxy S three is -- hot fun in the summer. And Samsung is reporting that it shipped. Ten million units but it did -- give specifics. Also -- -- -- surprise announcement for August 15. But a big gas is that if indeed you a stylus friendly tablet. The Samsung galaxy note ten point line. We first saw a ten inch tablet screen at mobile world congress it's the cousin of everyone's favorite tablet the galaxy next. But that's hot tablet of the month the sixteen gig version of Google's nexus seven is out of stock at the Google -- -- it's listed as coming soon but you can still get eight gig version. Although you'll -- wait for almost a month for it to ship. Looking ahead it's not safe bet to expect that Apple's next operating system called mountain line. Will be released to the public this week so Mac users before -- pounce on this upgrade to version ten point eight. Don't forget it you'll first need to have the previous version installed called snow leopard it's also good time to do some hard drive housekeeping. And back up your system in the -- all the details on upgrading as well as more in today's top stories. At cnet.com slash update be sure -- never miss an episode but colony on Twitter or subscribe to our daily newsletter from our state is in New York average dairy.
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