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Want your skype? better steer clear of Canada

Another interesting link from Jeffrey Racine...first an email response he received

From: Mihkel S. - Skype support To: racinej@mcmaster.ca Subject: Re: MA002: Skype on ipod touch in Canada??? <<#2340203-3458322#>> Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2009 16:14:29 GMT (12:14 EDT)

Hello Jeff,

Thank you for contacting Skype Support.

We apologize for the inconvenience you've experienced while trying to download Skype for iPhone. Unfortunately, the Skype for iPhone application is not available for use in Canada at this time. There is an ambiguous restriction in one of the standards-based technology licenses, and we are looking into it. The issue is not related to Apple, nor is it specific to Skype.

Once again, we apologize for this inconvenience and would like to assure you that we are working with the regulators to resolve this issue as soon as possible.

Thank you for your understanding and we hope you enjoy using Skype on your iPhone in the nearest future.

Best regards,

Mihkel S. Skype support

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