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Megaupload’s Skype IM chats obtained by FBI

Before US law enforcement officials shut down the Megaupload file sharing web site and arrested several of its employees earlier this month, the FBI obtained a search warrant from a US judge to obtain conversations between Megaupload employees. News.com reports that some of those conversations were critical of Megaupload’s founder, Kim Dotcom. Read more: neowin.netRead More

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Yingluck denies Thaksin gave orders to Cabinet

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Thursday denied that her brother Thaksin had influenced her Cabinet by instructing the ruling Pheu Thai Party what to do, in his Skype call to Wednesday’s gathering of the party’s Cabinet members. “He just offered his moral support to the Cabinet regarding their job of serving the people,” Yingluck said. […]Read More

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Russian reverse engineers Skype, uploads source to public

A Russian programming researcher Efim Bushmanov uploaded the Skype source on Blogspot, torrent and Github last Tuesday. Bushmanov said that his release engineering work is “not finished,” and stated that the purpose of its release is “community involvement.” Bushmanov said that his motivation was a story in the Wall Street Journal which described possible eavesdropping […]Read More

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Police Crackdown on New Crime by Foreigners in Thailand: Boiler

“Boiler room” is an expression for hot telephones burning up the lines while articulate “Phone jockeys” spew promises of great returns on investments to unwitting people they call whom they do not know and never talked to before. This is called “cold calling” calling someone cold, but from a boiler room the conversation is hot […]Read More