#8x8.com, a 300M$/year revenue company, purchased #Jitsi in October 2018: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8x8

What is their business model in your opinion?

* Jitsi is licenced #Apache (not #GPL), hence it can turn proprietary and be killed any time: github.com/jitsi
* Jitsi uses STUN servers of #Google by default: mastodon.social/@FuckOffGoogle

Thanks @ajz

@FuckOffGoogleZurich Other. The acquisition is likely primarily about talent and attention, not tech. Either they'll keep Jitsi as a free/cheap tier and eventually build prompts to 8x8 for "advanced" features, or they'll absorb most of the staff and do minimal maintenance of Jitsi until they abandon it.

@ajz @vfrmedia

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