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AOL/Netscape call for browser beta testers

Looks like AOL are about to ressurect the Netscape brand to produce their own branded version of Firefox.

My heart wonders why they can’t just direct their users to use Firefox directly, but my head reminds me that AOL are in the business of leveraging their TimeWarner content to users (me, biased?). Also, we’re talking about AOL users – who will want to be hand held rather than “go it alone” on Firefox.

Anyway, if you are interested in beta testing the new browser (which whilst you might not use, a large section of the Internet population probably will), then register to take part… (requires you to sign up for an AOL screen name, sorry)

Finally, here is an idea of the look/feel of the new browser: Netscape screendump

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