The Skype Toolbar recognizes phone numbers and Skype Names on webpages, so that you can call with one click, through Skype. The Skype Toolbar is designed to quickly scan all of the Web pages you visit to highlight telephone numbers, so people can easily make a call with Skype. When you think about it, making calls straight from your Web browser is the natural thing to do.
This version corrects the conditions that caused Firefox to crash, and significantly reduces the performance impacts that led to its blocklisting. As a result, we've modified the blocklist such that versions of the extension equal or greater than 184.108.40.20665 are no longer soft-blocked.