Patent US 6750881 B1 "User definable on-line co-user lists" was born, a.k.a, the buddy list.
With AIM's popularity waning, the operation's staff, which had ballooned to around 100 at its peak, was repeatedly cut back.
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After 21 more Microsoft updates that attempted to connect to AIM, AOL threatened to introduce malicious code into MSN's system. Checkmate.
AOL had triumphed.
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