Tons of Skype fans were left in the dark after a software iisue took out Skype's "supernodes," which work as routers for voice, video, and instant messages calls between users. As of last night, Skype is reportedly back to 90% capacity, and hopefully all of you are back to Skyping for the holiday.
Skype CEO Terry Bates has announced that compensation vouchers are going to be issued to both subscribers as well as Pay As You Go and Pre-Pay customers. Subscribers will receive a free one week extension on their subscription, while Pay As You Go and Pre-Pay customers will receive a voucher good for around 30 moniutes of free landline calling. Bates stated in a blog post, "I realize that it's difficult to compensate you for not being able to talk to or see your friends, family, or colleagues, but we're planning to offer Skype Credit vouchers to all of our loyal paying customers to thank you for your continued support."