Outlook.com encryption was unlocked even before official launch. Skype worked with intelligence agencies last year to allow Prism to collect video and audio conversations. Photograph: Patrick Sinkel/AP (via How Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages | World news | The Guardian)
but srsly, did anyone expect Microsoft to act differently?!
• Microsoft also worked with the FBI’s Data Intercept Unit to “understand” potential issues with a feature in Outlook.com that allows users to create email aliases;
• In July last year, nine months after Microsoft bought Skype, the boasted that a new capability had tripled the amount of Skype video calls being collected through ;
• Material collected through is routinely shared with the FBI andCIA, with one document describing the program as a “team sport”.