Re: TECH/NEWS: AOL about to acquire Netscape

Timothy Bates (
Tue, 24 Nov 1998 18:18:25 +1100

This report by JonKatz on slashdot is the way i think about the AOL/Netscape conglomerate.

I think Anthony Hopkins said it best in Legends of the Fall* when he screwed up his face and expelled those legendary words "fuckem".

*(One of the great libertarian movies of our decade


The net was chaotically free: now 70% of traffic is in the hands of just 4 companies.

Read the story below and switch your service AWAY from the big guys: they will wreck the net if you don't.