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Appently:


1. The Skype network consists of "super node" clients, these are regular clients that independantly make the decision to become "super nodes" and start proxying other users traffic through their local network.

2. The Skype application is know to covertly install an application that retieves information from the host machine and sends this on to Skype HQ servers without consent or the knowledge of the users.

3. The Skype application takes steps to "exempt" itself from network security and firewalls.

is this true