Skype down for the count



Well I woke up this morning to Skype being off line. Did not think much of it till I tried to IM a buddy of mine and sure enough Skype is down. It’s not fully clear why. Skype is reporting it is a software issue, looks to me like someone pushed a update without doing the proper regression testing. Skype

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One thought on “Skype down for the count

  1. Dunno about that. I don’t have the updated version and it’s down for me, too.

    Regardless of why, this kinda stuff didn’t happen when Big Brother — er, eBay — didn’t own them. Same with Paypal, actually. Paypal USED to be decent folks to deal with. Now they can’t get something as simple as backup funding fixed in over 8 months. All that money behind ’em, where’s it going? Profit, obviously.

    We already know what pr*cks eBay can be…

    Skype has been a great thing for people. Hope being owned by eBay doesn’t bugger it up.

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