Generally when software reaches one tenth the popularity level of Skype many programmers try to hack it, break it, and do other things that can make Skype user’s lives difficult and make a name for themselves. In this case though it seems hackers are looking to clone Skype. Perhaps this cloned version will allow users to not have to pay to make Skype Out calls.
This is obviously a serious matter and remember now, eBay’s resources are behind the company. I wonder what the auction giant will do to put an end to such efforts. Then again if these underground projects are happening in China and Russia as this blog entry says, what can be done? says, what can be done?