Friday, January 26, 2007

Joost - peer-to-peer video

Mr. Zennstrom last week took the wraps off a previously secretive start-up, Joost, that intends to provide a peer-to-peer approach to distributing video online, so it seems Joost is all about peer-to-peer video, just like Kazaa which was file sharing platform and the Skype, peer-to-peer Internet telephony.

“We’re trying to take the good things about television and the good things about the Internet and put them together,” he said.
Just like its previous ventures, Kazaa and the Internet telephony company Skype, which was sold to eBay for $2.6 billion in 2005, Mr. Zennstrom now tries to reshape the video industry, which many experts, after the YouTube's sale, predict to be the next big thing on the web...

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