Skype Founders File Another Suit in eBay Saga

Two companies owned by the founders of Skype have filed another lawsuit that could complicate eBay Inc.’s $2 billion deal to sell the Internet communications company to a group of investors.The suit from Joltid Ltd. and Joost N.V.–both owned by Skype founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis–was filed Friday in a Delaware court. The suit claims that former Joost chief executive Mike Volpi breached his fiduciary duty by using confidential information to broker a deal announced recently by eBay, which owns Skype, to sell a 65% stake in company to private investors.

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