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Posted Jun 1, 2011 11:57 UTC (Wed) by rvfh (subscriber, #31018)
Send her an e-mail, a SMS, a facebook message...
Posted Jun 1, 2011 22:36 UTC (Wed) by jmalcolm (guest, #8876)
I think that what people forget is the the unifying network is the plain old telephone system. There are far more people on that than on any VOIP network. I can call out to a phone number (DID) from any network (my SIP provider say) and it can route back to wherever callee likes (like Skype perhaps).
As long as the telephone system stays substantially larger than these competing networks, it is still anybody's game.
Posted Jun 6, 2011 18:48 UTC (Mon) by eean (guest, #50420)
Not that I think Microsoft spent its money well. Since it's a platform developer its a conflict-of-interest for Microsoft to own Skype. This immediately devalues Skype since other companies won't want to play ball. And Skype is hardly a monopoly so other companies don't have to.
Posted Jun 6, 2011 18:57 UTC (Mon) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
Posted Jun 3, 2011 20:09 UTC (Fri) by elanthis (guest, #6227)
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