Safe Instant Messaging

Nathan England nathan at
Fri Mar 15 15:38:14 MDT 2013

Hello All,

I have been a long time user of Skype, but naturally grew fearful when 
Microsoft took over, and assumed there was a security risk because the 
service was growing large. Now it appears Microsoft really has developed 
a back-door into the system and the Russian government has been 
watching... Which only leads me to believe if they were doing it, so was 
our government.

Which all leads me to the question: what can we use for instant 
messaging that is safe for us from a privacy stand point, and secure 
enough to possibly use for employment purposes?

I appreciate your thoughts!


Nathan England

NME Computer Services
Nathan England (nathan at
Systems Administration / Web Application Development
Information Security Consulting
(480) 559.9681

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