The whole "file sharing" thing was really hitting the fan, it was right around or right after Napster was getting shut down, if I recall correctly. AOL, owning Nullsoft, didn't want to be associated with a program potentially used to "illegally" transfer files -- at least, that's my best guess. At the time, with the whole Piracy thing being -the- issue, AOL didn't want to be mis-perceived as a supporter of the stolen arts. It's dumb, I mean it's not like it's a mass-user file finding device -- it's for transferring among close friends. But file-sharers were being witch-hunted, so . . .