Rumor: Facebook Set To Announce Video Chat Capabilities Powered By Skype Next Week

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Holly Golightly

I guess this is another reason for more people to visit the world's most annoying social network?

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tony2tonez

so now you can video skype with your FB stalker?

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bpstone

How about to focus your attention Skype on giving me my front facing video chat capability on my Thunderbolt I was supposed to have months ago. I'm writing Verizon and getting an iPhone 4 32gb to replace it. I've heard of other people exchanging their Tbolts for iPhone after duking it out with them. I didn't spend $300 for such a piece of crap. Poor battery life, no gingerbread, no skype video chat (even though the camera looks at me every day), rebooting issues, and etc... An iPhone 4 what I should have got anyhow obviously. Shame on you HTC and Verizon for releasing this piece of junk! (T_T)

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neros1x

Facebook can't even get their regular chat to work and they think they can skype?

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neros1x

Facebook can't even get their regular chat to work and they think they can skype?

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Baer

I love Skype. I use it all the time to communicate with clients all over the world. It is cheap, almost free and it is reliable. On the other hand I am reluctent to let anymore Google stuff have access to my PC or network.

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Bullwinkle J Moose

I hate Skype and Skype Propaganda shills

You couldn't pay me enough to use that spyware

The only way to guarantee the security of your encrypted voice communications is to use open source encryption that you understand (Like the one I showed you below)

Closed source encryption that you DO NOT understand must be kept away from networks to prevent it being used as spyware against YOU and all of your Clients

You must also guarantee that NOBODY has personal access to the encrypted data EVER before it is destroyed

Anytime you give blind trust to an unknown 3rd party for closed source encryption AND the decryption key, you just told all your deepest secrets to persons unknown because if "THEY" (Parties Unknown) provided the decryption keys, then "THEY" can decrypt your message to a network server for later use (Against You)

Bad Idea!

You should reread my post below!

Because my encryption is open source AND understandable to even a 12 year old, you can verify in your own home whether or not you or anyone else can decrypt your messages over a network

You will never be able to do that with Skype!

 

 

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Baer

I amd my clients (some of the largest electronic companies in the world) do not agree with much of what you say and have not seen that but alas, we all have our likes and dislikes and tend to justify them.

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iceman08

...so with your method, how do you video chat??

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Bullwinkle J Moose

I don't

Why should I?

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Mighty BOB!

Well you may not have a need for it, but the point is that some other people do have a want or need for video conferencing.

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iceman08

Mighty BOB! took the words outta my fingers. And I have nothing to hide from law enforcement, so I don't have to encrpyt my conversations. I have other methods should I need to do that. And the article is talking about the addition of video chat

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Bullwinkle J Moose

Non secure communications sounds good to you?

Well then Skype is for YOU!

I'd rather have security that I understand, for Free, where I am the sole posessor of the decryption key and without Government backdoors

But thats just me I guess

The only person who can secure your communications is "YOU"

But then again, Skype is more convenient..

So knock yourself out!

 

 

 

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Baer

I have to video confrence with clients Ijust had a video confrence with two groups who I wanted to introduce each others technology to each other. One was in Israel and one in Schenzhen. Using Skype I could let them see what we were talking about instead of just sending a video file. It saved a trip. All of the IP is patented, if someone listnmed in, so what. The point is that I now have someone that is interested in taking a new development to market weeks ahead of when they might have been able to see it. Of course there are other ways to video confrence but using Skype we could set up the face to face meeting and actually see what we were talking about in less than an hour.

You think Google is secure? You think the mail is secure? You think telling someone you trust face to face is always secure? The point is that SKYPE is a great tool that meets many peoples needs much of the time and easily. You do not want to use it? Your choice!

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Baer

Double post, sorry

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Bullwinkle J Moose

Why would anyone want to use a closed source, backdoored encryption like SKYPE?

Thats just insane!

Go to Google News and type> Skype Backdoored to get the News about Microsoft building backdoors into Skype for Law Enforcement

How retarded is That?

Any 12 yr old kid can make their own UNBREAKABLE voice encryption using nothing more than Adobe Audition in 5 minutes flat without worrying about closed source and/or backdoored encryption schemes like Skype

If Skype actually used Unbreakable encryption, then why would it need to be closed source when the Courts can protect their intellectual property?

It wouldn't, and you cannot prove that Skype encryption is unbreakable by simply closing the sourcecode

The mighty N.S.A. cannot break a voice communication that is added to a pink noise file generated in Audition yet easily decoded using an exact copy of the original pink noise file (BUT INVERTED)

The inverted noise file must be saved at a level 3dB lower than the original noise file to EXACTLY cancel out the non-inverted noise yet leave the original voice message intact

For Perfect encoding and decoding, save the files as Windows PCM wavefiles or Apple AIFF

Most other formats do not allow you to decode the original voice message without adding background noise

As long as BOTH noisefiles begin at EXACTLY the same point in the multitrack editor of Audition, you will get a Perfectly decoded voicefile without any background noise

BUT, If you move either noisefile to the right or left in multitrack view, all you will hear is noise!

This also proves another point...

The N.S.A. are a punch of PUNKS!

 

 

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Ghok

No. I like Google's service, and am rarely logged into Facebook. But people who are always on Facebook will love it.

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AKlawyerboy

^ Oh yes.

This should be interesting.

Thank you Google+

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leper1983

Everyone say thank you google+ :)

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