Skype has revolutionized international and long distance communication. By using Skype between two computers, you can skirt long distance charges. Using Skype with landlines and cell phones results in a reasonable charge.
Skype has been in the news lately and it looks like their relationship with parent company eBay isn’t going so well. While I don’t expect anything drastic, the Bloomberg article does mention “The company said it might have to shut down Skype if the dispute with the founders isn’t resolved.”
What would happen if Skype’s service were to deteriorate or stop due to some stupid boardroom antics? What other alternatives do we have?
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