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Only one participant needs a Skype Premium account for group video calls.
These changes are effective immediately for new Skype users and on July 9, 2011 for existing members.
We have summarized some of the changes below:
To use the software and products, you will need an internet broadband connection. The terms have been revised to make it clear that you are responsible for providing all equipment required to access the internet or enable communications, such as headsets, microphones and webcams.
Skype is committed to ensuring your experience is as safe and secure as possible. Skype will not tolerate the use of our software or products to send spam, cause offense, distress or embarrassment, to threaten, or harass others, or any unlawful purposes. We have expanded the list of prohibited uses to protect Skype and its users.
Updating our Software, Products and Charges
We are constantly improving our software, and products, features and technical functionality may change from time to time. In addition, we always strive to offer the best possible call rates, subscriptions and charges for our products. However, as with any business our products, rates and charges may vary from time to time. Please make sure you always check the Skype website for details of the latest charges before you buy Skype products or before you use Skype Credit to make a call. Our terms have been revised to make it clear that changes will be posted on the Skype website and effective when published.
Skype will continue our efforts to prevent fraudulent user account activity and we will continue to take every precaution to ensure that only genuine transactions get processed; however, fraudulent activity can still occur. Our terms have been revised to reflect that Skype is not held responsible for a refund in the event of suspected fraudulent activity. We strongly recommend that users contact their card issuer immediately regarding any unauthorized transactions and ensure that no further fraudulent charges are made with their card. All major credit card companies have policies that protect against this type of fraud. Skype will continue to investigate, locate and block any fraudulent orders related to credit/debit cards in our system. Find out more about how you can protect yourself against online fraud.
Product Specific Terms
We’ve updated this section to reflect our current portfolio. Please refer to www.skype.com in addition to this section for product specific information or technical limitations.