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Skype: Patch Tuesday Knocked Us Out

From the "unintended consequences" file: Popular Internet telephony provider Skype says that a massive number of restarts following Microsoft's Patch Tuesday caused last week's colossal 48-hour lapse in Skype's service. Microsoft, on the other hand, isn't so sure.

Posted by Lee Pender on August 21, 2007 at 11:54 AM


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