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Voice messages over the Internet have been promised for a long time. TaoTalk from British voice technology specialist AshPool Telecom, is a free "v-mail" service for the UK that allows users to send and receive voice messages over the Net.

Voice messages over the Internet have been promised for a long time. TaoTalk from British voice technology specialist AshPool Telecom, is a free "v-mail" service for the UK that allows users to send and receive voice messages over the Net.

The Sussex company says no recording software is needed, just a freely downloadable software plug-in, available from www.taotalk.com.

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