Winamp May Avoid Being Shut Down as AOL Negotiates Sale

To an unknown buyer


We might have gotten all nostalgic for nothing, as Winamp will reportedly avoid being shut down today.

According to TechCrunch, AOL is "finalizing negotiations" to sell Winamp and the Shoutcast Internet radio service to an unnamed buyer. Both products would live on under the deal, says "a source with knowledge of the discussions."