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Joost (Venice Project)

Part of the Internet applications glossary:

Joost, formerly known as the Venice Project, is an IPTV service based on peer-to-peer (P2P) technology. The purpose of Joost is to provide on-demand access to all available TV channels, along with community features and interactivity in a secure environment. Copyright interests of producers and creators are protected.

The service will be supported by advertising. Content will originate with entertainment-industry companies and will not be user-generated. Joost is designed to work on Windows XP Service Pack 2 and later Microsoft operating system s.

Joost was conceived by Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis who also founded Kazaa and Skype , which are Internet-based music and telephone services.

This was last updated in March 2011
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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