July 15, 2003 at 4:06 PM
Today, America Online killed Netscape. (News.com reports about 50 people were laid off.) The Mozilla project lives on thanks to the newly created Mozilla Foundation which AOL has given US$2 million and the related intellectual property. Mitch Kapor is chairing the foundation (and has donated US$300,000), and Red Hat and Sun will be supporting it as well. No word on whether IBM’s and HP’s associations with Mozilla will continue.