Last year Skype users clocked up more than double the time spent on standard telephone calls worldwide. Its growth rates quickly attracted investors. And we talk to BITKOM's Bernd Klusmann about that.
For computer scientist Hany Farid, developing image analysis tools that can stop illegal content online is not enough. He says we all need to take responsibility, not least the companies that lobby and lie hard.
We hear the words data breach, and we gasp in horror. Then we go on as before. There are so many leaks, it's hard to care. Is there any use protecting personal data? Perhaps the post-privacy movement had a point.
Skype has apparently joined the lengthening list of internet communication tools on China's blacklist, with Apple saying it was ordered to clear its download store of apps that violate national laws.
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