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AOL lawyers clip Aimster rcjordan msg:696951 9:23 pm on May 21, 2001 (gmt 0) AOL sez Gotcha! [ news.cnet.com]
toolman msg:696952 5:41 pm on May 23, 2001 (gmt 0)
Hard to beat Big Money.
I really beleive they're after the market share of file trading softwares more than they're worried about the domain name. Time Warner has a definite interest in whether you trade MP3's or not...they would rather you didn't without paying them.
rcjordan msg:696953 7:27 pm on May 23, 2001 (gmt 0)
No doubt about it for me. AOL saw the domain name as the "soft spot" (ugh! almost used we*kest l*ink) -an easy way to derail Aimster and upset their momentum.