[clug] Open source Skype replacement needed

Francis Whittle fj.whittle at gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 22:18:28 MDT 2011

You mean like XMPP/Jingle?  Not the most comprehensive source, but:

Open source Skype alternatives exist, the tricky part is getting people
to use them.

On Fri, 2011-07-01 at 12:00 +1000, Michael James wrote:
> A new Microsoft patent points towards Skype becoming equipped for lawful interception.
> The patent was filed back in 2009, but published last week and picked up by Computerworld. Titled "Legal Intercept", it covers one way in which a VoIP-based communications system might enable a call to be intercepted and covertly recorded, naming Skype as one of the services to which it could be applied.
> OS transparency is your only protection from this.
> michaelj

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