RMS: « Skype software in China is built for censorship and surveillance.

The Skype software used in the rest of the world does not participate in this particular surveillance system. Since it is proprietary software, we can't check whether it does some other kind of surveillance. And if it doesn't do surveillance today, the developers could install it tomorrow.

This illustrates the general principle that proprietary software is a threat to your freedom. »

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