June 8, 2001
Aimster has last chance to keep name
Author: JT Smith
Last month's arbitration panel ruling ordering Aimster to hand over its domain names to America Online may have left the file-trading group a loophole. MSNBC reports that ICANN procedures still allow the losing party to bring a suit in federal court, which Aimster company BuddyUSA did last week. Furthermore, the same arbitration panel, in an unrelated case, that when such a case is brought to federal court, the arbitration ruling could not be enforced.