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Rupert Goodwins' Diary

Tuesday 23/11/2004Peer-to-peer file sharing software Kazaa announces that it's including peer-to-peer voice-over-IP software Skype with its next release. It's not the only one: Siemens is selling a USB dongle that links its handsets to the service, while various PDA and router makers have signed up to add Skypeage to their kit.

Tuesday 23/11/2004
Peer-to-peer file sharing software Kazaa announces that it's including peer-to-peer voice-over-IP software Skype with its next release. It's not the only one: Siemens is selling a USB dongle that links its handsets to the service, while various PDA and router makers have signed up to add Skypeage to their kit. The service itself is working well -- I use it to keep in touch with friends in far-flung places, and as soon as the parents get broadbanded I'll be using it there too.

But I can't shake the feeling that I shouldn't quite trust it. My misgivings are shared to some extent by one Dennis Bergstr