Fox News/Times August 1, 2009: Court Battle May Disconnect Internet Phone System Skype for Good

Many Bajans use Skype to keep in touch with distant relatives. We may need to look for an alternative!

Skype might have to shut down because of a dispute over the core technology used to make the Internet telephone system work.

EBay, which paid $2.6 [sic] for the voice-over-the-Web system in 2005, is facing a court battle with the original founders of the company who retained the rights to the technology at the heart of the system.

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