Skype Facing Legal Troubles
AUGUST 14, 2009
Skype has quickly become an Internet phenomenon, appealing to a broad variety of customers with its instant messaging, video chat, and phone services. (I For the uninitiated, Skype allows you to make free Skype-to-Skype phone calls through the Internet and to make local, long-distance, and international calls for a fee (usually less than traditional phone companies and calling cards). Despite the rosy outlook, legal troubles are beginning to mount for Skype.