MSN and Marketing

Daniel Wang stolenclover at
Thu, 25 Sep 2003 12:59:31 -0700

Albert Ren wrote:
> Just a heads-up guys.  Turns out that MSN9 will be having a "pop-up 
> guard" as one of its features.  Obviously, microsoft will be marketing 
> this up the wazoo as one of its new features (who knows if they'll even 
> make lofty claims as to "being one of the first/few").  I'm not sure how 
> we can counter this with our own marketing strategy, but we probably 
> should do it soon before pop-up blocking becomes a standard checkbox 
> feature.

I don't see how this is a problem. AOL has had pop-up blocker for a 
while already. This is a war between two ISPs. Besides, there will not 
be another update for MSIE. The browser war is over.