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Skype exposing users’ Internet addresses to ‘entire world’

The Wall Street Journal and other news outlets had warned about research that showed it was possible to coax Skype into revealing the IP addresses of individual Skype users.

Microsoft discloses law enforcement requests for user data

In its report, the company said Microsoft and Skype had received in 2012 a total of 75,378 "criminal law enforcement requests" for customer information, which potentially impacted 137,424 accounts.