TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Google Talk Using Supernodes for VoIP?

Google Talk Using Supernodes for VoIP?
7 Sep 2005 08:38:26 -0700

" ...I found out that the STUN server specified does not belong to
Google -- the IP address belongs to someone in Taiwan, likely another
Google Talk user. Further investigation shows that Google Talk
apparently comes with a STUN server. In other words, like Skype, Google
Talk turns every client into a possible server to help relay voice call
between two users ... "

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