Why can anyone contact me in Skype?

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    In Skype, your friends and family can talk to you immediately, and you can do the same with them.

    When someone reaches out to you for the first time, you can choose to accept or block messages and calls from that person. Learn more about how to control incoming calls from anyone or if you would rather opt out of being visible in Skype search results.

    Before you accept, they will be restricted to sending you a limited number of messages and any media content they send is censored to protect you from spam. Learn more about how to block, unblock or report someone in Skype