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Old 22nd May 2014, 21:05   #360
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Originally Posted by sotofuxi View Post
How on earth they allowed everybody's favourite Llama die like that is nuts! A clear example if ever there was one of a huge company buying the little guys to close them down eventually leaving the huge companies even huger due to people's appetite for music & movie downloads. .
Usually I would agree, but most people simply forget, that Winamp became freeware after AOL bought it.

Winamp under the AOL flag was running for a long time, but it wasn't profitable in the end. (Sure, AOL made a lot of mistakes during the years).

And at least AOL sold it, if they would have die it as nuts, it would be simply dead now.
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