marketing-public at mozilla.org
Sun, 26 Oct 2003 19:14:05 -0500
I imagine that Netscape.com would be the home page for the Netscape
dialup service. I really doubt this is true.
> Jay Garcia wrote:
>> Heard a _rumor_ that "Web Properties", the group running Netscape.com,
>> was not so happy to see netscape browser development end since a large
>> portion of their traffic is clickthroughs from the default browser home
>> page. I've heard rumors they have started talks with the Mozilla
>> Foundation about contracting out continuation of a Netscape-branded
>> Mozilla (side-stepping the Mozilla-hostile AOL Product Development group
>> that shut down Netscape dev in the first place). I stress _rumors_ and
>> the _beginnings_ of talks -- nothing may come of it, but it's a little
>> bit of hope for the Netscape name.
>> What a marketing adventure this would be !!! ;-)
> Hello Jay,
> This may prove to be a real fireworks display in the marketing arena
> when we consider the article published earlier on this list with the
> "AOL to Launch Dial-Up Service
> Called Netscape at a Discount"
> My understanding is that AOL still own the Netscape brand.
> Michael Gordon