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Re: [opensuse] something like skype, but secure?
  • From: peter nikolic <p.nikolic1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 4 May 2008 01:17:52 +0100
  • Message-id: <200805040117.53002.p.nikolic1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 03 May 2008, Daniel Bauer wrote:
Thank you Benjamin for the useful links!

Daniel

On Saturday 03 May 2008 18.14:02, Benji Weber wrote:
On 03/05/2008, Daniel Bauer <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Hello,

is there something like skype but open source and without the security
risks of skype?

There is lots of SIP[0] based phone software. Such as wengophone[1],
ekiga[2]. Also hardware[3] phones. These use open standardised
protocols, you are not tied into any particular service provider.

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[0] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Session_Initiation_Protocol
[1] http://packman.links2linux.de/package/wengophone
[2]
http://software.opensuse.org/search?baseproject=openSUSE%3A10.3&p=1&q=eki
ga [3]
http://amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_ss_w_h_/202-2866912-0599815?url=search-alias
%3 Daps&field-keywords=sip+phone&x=0&y=0

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but the thing is no one ever uses them it's all skype , I cant for the life of
me see why you are soi PARANOID about security you hiding national government
secrets or similar either that or you got some serious stuff to hide from
people ..



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