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Re: [opensuse] something like skype, but secure?
  • From: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 4 May 2008 21:20:07 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <alpine.LNX.1.10.0805042118560.11757@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

On Sunday 2008-05-04 18:21, Wolfgang Rosenauer wrote:

While SIP is an open protocol it's quite weak. For example no
encryption which is one of the biggest issues for me.

But there is SRTP (and somehow it's related obviously).

SIP just
looks like a workaround to map telephony features to the Internet.

And a pretty bad one at that, it's a total mess for firewalls to
handle (namely: connections from arbitrary hosts).

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