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The auction site has sold off its telephony unit, finally, after plans to take it public and a legal dispute with the company's founders.
New deal brings in Skype founders Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis as investors in a roughly $2 billion sale of the Internet telephony pioneer.
Joltid, a company founded by Skype's developers, alleges its P2P software is being infringed upon every time someone downloads and uses the popular VoIP service.
Days after being ousted as chairman of Joost, former CEO Mike Volpi is sued by the company over his alleged use of confidential information in a bid to acquire Skype.
Mike Volpi has been removed from the board by a shareholder vote and Joost is investigating his actions during his time as chairman and CEO, according to the company.
Auction company wants to spin off the telephony service it bought over four years ago, but rights to some of its software remain with the company's founders. So eBay's trying to build a new one.
The owner of P2P application Morpheus is suing over the technology underlying Skype's Net phone software.
Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström explains why telephony is bound to wind up as just another application on the Internet.
Three European ISPs license software to reduce costs of peer-to-peer network traffic. It caches frequently traded files, and some worry this may put ISPs at risk for copyright lawsuits.
Users of file sharing programs such as Kazaa and iMesh are urged to install a security patch after a bug was discovered in their underlying network.