The Skype affair finally was over, but the price has been huge. While the markets are recovering from the drops of last week, eBay does not follow the trends of the markets. The image and reputation of Skype are now below zero. Just keep in mind that Skype is the one of the biggest (or the biggest) Telecommunications company in the world per number of registered users. Business and pay per use users will think twice before contracting them in the short term.