AOL: AIM Conversations Are Safe

Updated: America Online quells public criticism of changes to its AIM terms of service, insisting the controversial privacy clause does not pertain to user-to-user instant messaging communication.

America Online Inc. on Sunday moved to quell public criticism of the terms of service for its AIM service, insisting the controversial privacy clause does not pertain to user-to-user instant messaging communication.

Source: eWeek

A few days I saw a post at slashdot and about crapped my pants. I am sure I was not the only one. It did not take AOL long to change its tune, or "clarify" everything for us. Thanks AOL. You have just alienated the entire IM using world and caused more damage than you will ever know. You just lost a bus load of customers. Good job! And no, your damage control did work on everyone.

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