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Skype: Open sourcing it is no option!

While the Skype outage is ongoing and i’m in need to revitalize some older IM-Accounts at Jabber and MSN, it’s a good time to think about the whole Skype-thing.

Skype is not Open Source and according to Skype’s CEO Zennström, it will not be. He’s putting this decision on funny spurious grounds. So to his words, it needs to be closed to save it’s users from spammers and identity theft and of course it needs to be closed because they need to save their trade secrets.

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