Re: What is the matter with the "http://people.debian.org/~rafael/skype-amd64/"?
Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 11:59:34AM +0400, James Brown wrote:
>> I know about ekiga and such but they do not serve for all my aims.
>> I (and many people in my country - Russia, when existing terrible and
>> bloody dictatorship of tyrants Putin and Medvedev ) need to have an
>> encrypted telephony either for calling to VoiP-phones or to ordinary phones.
>> But in the last case ekiga and SIP are not useful and the sources of the
>> Putins secret political police such "SORM" can control all my outgoing
>> calles through ekiga and SIP.
> Why would you trust skype to be secure? Have they told you what algorithm
> they use for encryption? Do you have the source code to verify it?
> You would have to be crazy to rely on skype for that.
Becouse it I think it needs to build new system of internet telephony
like skype but running under open sourse programs and protocols.
I think it need that new open-source built VoIP network system will
operate on a peer-to-peer model, that user directory will be entirely
decentralized and distributed among the nodes in the network, and use
encrypted connection insluding connetion with the exit node when making
calls to ordinary telephones.
I think that building such system will protect anonymity and privacy of
people and independence each of us from goverments, corporations etc.
control, becouse we will be able to call each other without any state or
corporate control over our telephone calls.
But now it is not exist any such VoIP system based on open sourses.
I really don't trust skype but I know that today any secret services of
Russia cannot establish real control skype-connections. I know it from
the officers of the Russian FSB which really interested (on corruption
base) to find one user of skype and didn't be able to do it.
But I am not sure that tomorrow the skype team or the US' security
services (which perhaps execute control over the skype team) will not
give information about skype users and their contacts to the Russia
Furtherinafter, I (and each of us, I think) want to be able having
connections with other people absolutely free from any control neither
only Russian authorities nor any state secret services and any
corporations and groups of people existing in the world.