“As pointed out recently by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a new logging feature introduced into AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) raises many privacy concerns,” David Morgenstern reports for ZDNet. “However, Mac users may not be aware that iChat uses the AIM service.”
“The Mac Security Blog warns that AIM will log chats up to two months, but who knows, it could be longer,” Morgenstern reports. “Alarming. Perhaps it’s time for Apple to switch to another service provider? Or get into the messaging business?”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]