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Skype with care – Microsoft is reading everything you write

http://www.h-online.com

Anyone who uses Skype has consented to the company reading everything they write. The H's associates in Germany at heise Security have now discovered that the Microsoft subsidiary does in fact make use of this privilege in practice. Shortly after sending HTTPS URLs over the instant messaging service, those URLs receive an unannounced visit from Microsoft HQ in Redmond.

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Created by liquidat 1 year 7 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 7 weeks ago
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Avoid being locked in as Microsoft turns off Windows Messenger

http://fsfe.org

On April 8, Microsoft will discontinue its Windows Messenger service. All current users will be switched to Skype. The Free Software Foundation Europe advises former users of Windows Messenger to take this as an opportunity to embrace Open Standards such as Jabber (XMPP) instead of switching to Skype.

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Created by JRepin 1 year 13 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 13 weeks ago
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What's wrong with proprietary IM (ICQ, AIM, YIM, MSN/WLM)

http://matija.suklje.name

Matija Šukle writes: "Exactly three months ago I wrote that I'm migrating to XMPP/Jabber and slowly leaving all proprietary IM protocols. In that blog post is also an example message I'm leaving my contacts why I'm doing it."

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Created by JRepin 3 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 31 weeks ago
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Psi Is A Feature-Rich Jabber Instant Messaging Client For Windows, Linux And Mac OS X

http://www.webupd8.org

Psi is a free, open source instant messaging application designed for the Jabber IM network (including Google Talk) compatible with Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.

If you're tired with the Jabber functionality of Empathy or Pidgin, both lacking lots of important features for this protocol, you should give Psi a try.

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Created by nilarimogard 4 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 17 weeks ago
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emacs-jabber 0.7.92 released

http://sourceforge.net

"A new pretest release of jabber.el, the Emacs Jabber client, is now available....

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Created by can.axis 5 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 38 weeks ago
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Jabbim (Jabber/XMPP client) Weekly News I

http://dev.jabbim.cz

It's been quite some time since we released 0.4 (although the blogpost was a bit delayed) and naturally we've been working hard on Jabbim's next release. Please take a look at a short list of features you might expect when 0.5 is ready. And if you're not afraid of experimental software that may eat you children and rape your refridgerator, you can also try SVN version for yourself.

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Created by Pinky 5 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 49 weeks ago
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Jabbim 0.4: Better than we expected

http://dev.jabbim.cz

It took us five months and about 30 thousand lines of code to complete Jabbim 0.4 „VELES“. But the effort was worth it. Jabbim 0.4 can now honestly be called one of the best XMPP/Jabber clients out there.

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Created by Pinky 5 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 49 weeks ago
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Review: Jabbering With Emacs

http://www.instantmessagingplanet.com

"...Though there are a number of IM options for Emacs, one that works particularly well with minimal fuss is Jabber.el, a robust and configurable Jabber client that supports basic Jabber/XMPP and multi-user chat. You can download it from the project's Sourceforge page ..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 9 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 9 weeks ago
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Support Free Software? Then Ditch Proprietary IM

http://pthree.org

"There are a few things that I find ironic about most Free Software geeks. They’ll support the philosophy of GNU and Free Software until the cows come home, but they’ll continue to chat with their buddies over proprietary IM protocols, such as MSN, Yahoo!, AIM, ICQ, Gadu Gadu, Skype and more. Well, it’s time to ditch the legacy IM protocols in favor of Open Standards, such as IRC, XMPP/Jabber, SIP/SIMPLE and others..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 18 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 18 weeks ago
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Trick and tips: a summary

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

This month's collection of tips&tricks from FSM:
* How to spring-clean an Apt-based distro
* How to fix broken Firefox extensions
* How to edit your GRUB settings with QGRUBEditor
* How to make Jabber calls using Jabbin

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Created by dave 6 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 18 weeks ago
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Pidgin - the little IM client that could

http://pidgin.im

Pidgin (used to be Gaim) is a slick graphical IM client that let's you connect to AIM, ICQ, Jabber (Yay!), MSN, Yahoo, and even IRC, all at once! Amaze your friends as you're able to chat with anyone of your buddies, at any time, using any protocol! Features: plugins, file transfer, logging.

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Created by jgrant 7 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 4 weeks ago
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