What is very interesting here is how Skype founders were able to develop Venice while they were full time at Skype, but not have the intellectual property part of the Skype sale to eBay. This makes no sense, as most due diligence phases would have made sure that this could not happen. Given how much money was involved, over 2 billion dollars now, and more later, one would think that a move like this never would have happened.
What's more the JoltID technology is also part of this. If I recall correctly, JoltID technology is one of the items referenced in the StreamCast vs. Skype lawsuit.
I'm sure the VC's are just laughing all the way to the bank, and making investments in companies like FON that could work with both Skype and Venice.
Alec Saunders thinks Venice will be under water soon.