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Jitsi: Multi-protocol VoIP chat using ZRTP and SRTP

Sep 26, 2011, 23:02 (1 Talkback[s])

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"Jitsi (Romanian for Wires) is a multi-protocol and multi-platform voice and video instant messenger client. It is mostly implemented in Java, and is Free/Open Source software. Its multi-protocol features are similar to that of Kopete, the native IM client for the K Desktop Environment. In a previous incarnation, Jitsi was known as SIP Communicator.

"Where other VoIP services and clients send data in the clear, Jitsi sets itself apart by making use of ZRTP to set up secure communication with SRTP, Secure Real-time Transport Protocol. Other clients use plain Real-time Transport Protocol, RTP. By itself, ZRTP is not the security protocol, but the mechanism used to generate and exchange keys between both ends of the VoIP session. "

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