Re: Streaming audio out to an internet destination

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On 11/27/2010 08:02 PM, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> JD writes:
>> Hi All audio experts,
>> I use skype quiet a bit.
>> What I was interested in doing is this:
>> While talking to someone on skype, I would
>> like to be able to stream an audio track to
>> the same destination that I am speaking with
>> via skype.
>> I understand that I would have to know the
>> destination ip address and port.
>> Perhaps I can use netstat to find that??
>> So, which media streaming software can
>> I use to play a track and send it out that
>> ip address/port ?
>> Would it even be possible?
> Of course not. If it were possible, then anyone who happens to know 
> your IP address could, at any time, stream some audio to your 
> speakers. That's what's generally known as a "security hole".
>> I do not know if skype would allow (i.e. accept) the
>> connection from the media streamer.
> Nope. Skype is a proprietary, locked up, closed software.
> This functionality, sending audio to your Skype peer, would have to be 
> explicitly supported in the Skype software. If it's not, there's 
> nothing that you can do.
I got a reply from Skype:

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: 	Re: Streaming media via skype <<#629045-1039807#>>
Date: 	Sun, 28 Nov 2010 14:21:15 -0000
From: 	Skype Customer Service <[email protected]>
To: 	<[email protected]>


Unfortunately this feature is not currently available in Skype.

We will pass on your request to our development team for consideration 
and potential inclusion in a future release.

Best regards,

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