Wow. I have so many memories of downloading and using Winamp to play that new music file format back in the day, MP3 files.
AOL has just announced they are shutting down Nullsoft, the organization behind Winamp, which they bought for $100M in 1999.
But recent rumors are that Microsoft may step in and buy Nullsoft?
Groklaw, the site that extensively covered the SCO vs Anyone-who-has-anything-to-do-with-*nix lawsuits in the early 2000s has decided to call it quits, saying that they are concerned about privacy concerns.
It’s sad that they’ve decided to close their site given the insight they’ve given us over the years into numerous legal cases in the Tech world, but it’s worth reading their last post and understanding why.
In the ‘how on earth are you going to enforce that?’ category, apparently the London Olympics wil not permit the use of personal hotspots while at the games venues. For what reason, who knows.