Image Courtesy of the Guardian
According to the Guardian
, the NSA has the capability of tap in to user data of Google, Skype, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple, and more. This is disturbing on so many levels, especially after revelation that Verizon gave the government access
to over 100 million Americans' phone records. A friend suggested.
So now that P2P Skype is not as "secure" as many were led to believe, what sort of secure P2P VoIP is available? Well, there is Phil Zimmerman's Zfone Project
, which Zfone uses a proprietary protocol called ZRTP. Phil Zimmerman is the founder of PGP, the most popular email encryption method. But few people use Zfone, perhaps due to its proprietary encryption
WebRTC on the other hand is a P2P VoIP solution that leverages industry standards
and is more importantly, it's already deployed
in all the latest major browsers, including Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Firefox.
issue. All Americans should be outraged at this.
In the meantime, if you're interested in learning more about WebRTC, you should go to the WebRTC Conference & Expo
in Atlanta from June 25-27th. I was able to get a promo code to get a 50% discount on registration, so just click here
and learn how WebRTC will be a gamechanger in the VoIP & VoIP security space.