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.
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