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Patent Lawsuit Filed Against Skype - Here we go again!

When I saw the TechCrunch headline 'Patent Lawsuit Filed Against Skype Same Day Microsoft Deal Was Announced' I immediately thought of the various Joltid lawsuits filed by co-founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, who own the P2P technology licensed by...

Skype Reverse Engineered?

According to TechCrunch, someone named Sean O'Neill is claiming he reverse-engineered Skype, laying bare one of the most closely guarded secrets in VoIP Land. Has Skype's Great Wall of VoIP been cracked? Skype takes protection of their proprietary protocol...

Skype Battle Nears End

Gigaom reports that there is a good chance that a resolution of the lawsuit between the Skype founders Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis and eBay's Skype could be announced as soon as this week.According to Gigaom, a group of private...

Skype Announces Open Source - Sort of...

Slashdot was abuzz with the news that Skype was going open source. Not so fast my friend. Have you not forgotten Skype founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis who now run JoltId are in a legal fight with Skype?Surely Skype...

Joost Sues Volpi for Attempting a Web-based Skype network

Maybe the end of Skype is not near? The plot thickens as Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom, both founders of Joost and Joltid, today announced that they have filed a lawsuit against Mike Volpi, Joost's former president, CEO and chairman....

Is The End of Skype Near?

As you probably heard, Joltid has sued eBay and now the new consortium of buyers, over the P2P licensing rights used in Skype. Brad from the 'Twilight in the Valley of the Nerds' blog emailed me to say he...

Skype Sold for $2.75 Billion, but Patent Troubles Are not Over

eBay sold Skype for $2.75 billion, but the patent woes don't end with eBay offloading Skype. eBay will actually keep a 35% equity stake and sell a 65% stake to a buying consortium. eBay also gets $1.9 billion in...

Skype in Legal Fight with Joltid over P2P technology

Skype and Joltid Limited are in a legal dispute over Skype's licensing of Jolitid's P2P communication technology. This is news to me, since I thought Skype invented the P2P technology used in Skype. Skype's technology roots are in Kazaa, the...
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