German government officials from Bavaria and other states admit to spying on citizens using the R2D2 Trojan software, found by Chaos Computer Club hackers, which may be in breach of German wiretapping law.
It appears that Skype is aggressively going after the Magic Jack demographic and attempting to teach your grandmother how to Skype. A new adapter transforms that aging landline phone into an Internet gizmo.
Software companies that try to sneak add-ons into Firefox are going to be extremely unhappy in a couple months. Mozilla announced changes to the eighth version of Firefox that's taking the fight to troublesome add-ons.