How is Raketu different from Skype and why is Skype dangerous to your computer
Quick explanation:Skype has Supernodes: Would you allow a stranger to walk through your apartment and at same time allow them to eat and drink from your fridge? Of course you would NOT allow this. Then uninstall Skype! Skype drains YOUR computer resources and YOUR bandwidth when strangers are making a calls. This is a serious security risk for your computer and your data. Many universities and companies around the world ban Skype in their network.
Skype punches a hole in your computer security: Imagine you invite a visitor to your apartment and they do not ring the bell, but rather kick down the door on entry. That is what Skype does to your security settings on your computer. Skype punches a hole in your firewall and other security programs.
Raketu's technology does NOT have supernodes
Not all P2P is the same.
Raketu has never used Supernodes in its Peer-to-Peer (P2P) architecture, nor do we ever intend to. No malware, No spyware, No adware, No Viruses - we're NOT like the others.
Supernodes--what's wrong with them?
In using an application that uses supernodes, like Joost, Skype or Kazaa, you open your computer up for other users to use your resources--including your memory, cpu and network bandwidth. So without you even talking to or sharing files with anyone else, other people's communications can be relayed through your computer, using it for their communications. This results in a slower computing experience for the user, less internet bandwidth for the user, and a potential security threat as the supernodes have allowed access by these external parties.
Supernodes--what are they?
In some P2P products, like Joost, Skype and Kazaa, they require the use of intermediate computers between the source and destination computers (the peers). So, for example, if Anna logs on to Joost, Skype, she can become a supernode. Let's say that Bob and John log on to Joost, Skype, and Anna is logically between them. When Bob contacts John it will most likely be sent to Anna first, then relayed on to John--and vice versa for John to Bob communications. In this way, Joost, Skype can spread out its network load across its user base. This also means that Anna's computing resources are being used for Bob and John's communications, which results in slowing down Anna's computer, using more of Anna's memory and using Anna's internet connection--a slower user experience.
Supernodes--How do I get rid of them?
The only way to get rid of the supernode problem is to remove the application and stop using those services that use supernodes. In the case of Joost, Skype and Kazaa, if you do remove them, be sure to verify that all the background programs have also been removed, or they may still run and you may still become a supernode even when you don't want to.
Raketu does not use supernodes at all. So rest assured, you can use all the communications, information and entertainment features of Raketu and know that your computer resources are being used by you for your communications.
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