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XMPP is a free, next-generation, feature rich instant messaging architecture and protocol, which perhaps cat put an end to the great IM war between propritary protocols. This talk introduces the basic protocol concepts (bidirectional XML streams, transports/gateways to other IM-networks), the general XMPP network architecture and features like GPG end-to-end encryption will be demonstrated.