writes "The BBC is running an article about Microsoft surrendering in its instant messaging war with AOL. According to the article, the latest version of AOL's instant messaging software 'blocks interoperability by exposing a very serious security bug in its software.'"
MS would prefer it not be called a surrender, of course; see also the
Nando Times article
which hints at running arbitrary code on the client. Is this FUD, or will we carry a story next week about a new AOL IM exploit?