Looks like Yahoo, MSN and AIM are coming up with a IM system with which users will be able to communicate with each other using a common IM system. I think this is great. I hope that is better than Trillian that I use it now. More information found here http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/TechNews/BizTech/2004/07/15/543013.html. I will wait for this piece of software.