Project Chess helped NSA snoop on your Skype communications

Before Microsoft owned Skype, way back in 2008 when Skype was an eBay subsidiary, it began Project Chess, a “secret program” for spying on users communications. Anonymous sources told the New York Times that Project Chess was setup “to explore the legal and technical issues in making Skype calls readily available to intelligence agencies and law enforcement officials.” 
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