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Peek-a-boo, I see you: One-way Skype video chatting

I call a friend for a Skype chat. He doesn’t have a camera on his home computer. He can see me. I can’t see him. Does it matter? Yup. Turns out it does. “You feel vulnerable,” my friend says. “There’s an imbalance of power.” Power? Hmmm… Okay, that’s part of it. I feel uncomfortable, exposed, […]