AOL To Buy Netscape?

Sunday November 22nd, 1998

From Ben Marklein comes this interesting news -- apparently AOL is considering a buyout of Netscape in a stock swap. For the news, check out and Techweb. Sun may be taking over Netscape's business application division.

UPDATE: Another more in-depth article is available at

Here's another article - this one from the New York Times website. To view it, you must be be a registered user (it's free, though, so check it out).

UPDATE: An article at confirms the rumors, but no deal has been reached at this time.

#2 Re:AOL To Buy Netscape?

by Anonymous

Sunday November 22nd, 1998 7:04 PM

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Regardless of what happens, the NPL is the NPL is the NPL. Nothing AOL or any other potential Netscape suitor does can reverse the course of Mozilla. The source is out there - now it's in your hands to use it. The NPL cannot be "revoked" by Netscape, AOL, or anyone else.