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Skype is a proprietary software application that allows users to make voice calls over the Internet. Calls to other users within the Skype service are free, while calls to both traditional landline telephones and mobile phones can be made for a fee using a debit-based user account system. Skype has also become popular for its additional features which include instant messaging, file transfer, and video conferencing. The network is operated by a company called Skype Limited, headquartered in Luxembourg and partly owned by eBay. - Source: Wikipedia
Xbox has a no-tolerance policy for foul language in its latest incarnation of communication between gamers.
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The prisoners are crammed together in small, dark rooms with no water or electricity and barely enough food to survive. Diseases such as scabies and tuberculosis are rampant among them. Every so often, the crash of artillery shells rocks their sprawling prison complex, a stark reminder of the civil war raging outside.
Divisions of elite Syrian troops led by President Bashar Assad's brother were likely responsible for the suspected chemical weapons attack in a Damascus suburb last week that killed more than 1,400 people, according to Syrian opposition activists.
Syrian opposition activists on Wednesday dismissed U.S. plans to attack Syrian military sites and leave President Bashar Assad in power after he was accused of using chemical weapons in a two-year civil war that has killed tens of thousands.
Snipers opened fire Monday at a U.N. vehicle carrying a team investigating the alleged use of chemical weapons in Damascus, a U.N. spokesman said. The Syrian government accused the rebels of firing at the team, while a rebel representative said a pro-government militia was behind the attack.
The revelations about secret surveillance programs that the National Security Agency uses to collect data and sometimes spy on people aren't making life easy for U.S. technology giants such as Google and Facebook that now lie under a cloud of suspicion as they try to expand in foreign markets.
The Obama administration's efforts to justify the National Security Agency's vast data-gathering about Americans' phone and online communications hit a snag this week, as doubts surfaced about newly declassified details on terrorism investigations that U.S. intelligence officials released to reassure the public.
Apple, Inc. has become the latest technology firm to come clean about U.S. government requests to snoop on its customers' communications, after a self-proclaimed whistleblower revealed that the National Security Agency had agreements with the Cupertino, Calif.-based iPhone maker and eight other major Internet companies to access their data.
Former Rep. Peter Hoekstra, who was chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, recalls a cryptic telephone call from the White House in August 2004: "Come on over. We've got something to tell you."
Extremists are sharing media reports about the National Security Agency's telecommunications surveillance program and are urging each other to increase their security.
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Hundreds of Syrian rebels have poured into a besieged town near the border with Lebanon in preparation for a "great battle" against President Bashar Assad's forces and their Lebanese Hezbollah militant allies, the Syrian opposition said Friday.
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