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Iravunk : Skype can facilitate wiretapping for Armenian law enforcers

August 03, 2012

YEREVAN.- Iravunk newspaper writes about the recent reports saying SKYPE made its online chats and other information more available to police. The newspaper asked for comments Armenian expert on information security, blogger Samvel Martirosyan.

“He believes Americans had such an opportunity long ago. Back in 2008 it was disclosed that Skype has wiretapping system. Now the service may provide an opportunity of listening to wiretaps for all the countries, including Armenia, if allowed by the court.  

Martirosyan noted even Facebook has recently confessed to “reading” the private messages. The official reason is disclosing pedophiles. Google Hangout has not been engaged in scandal yet, although they have similar opportunities,” the daily writes.


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