31489541 story AOL Patent Deal Means Microsoft Now Holds Vestiges of Netscape 129 Posted by timothy on Tuesday April 10, 2012 @10:44AM from the vestiges-are-the-best-part dept. inode_buddha writes "It's part of the $1 billion AOL patent deal, and it's something that would have made many minds explode back in the 1990s. It still makes my mind explode today. Marc Andreesen points out that MS now has a significant chunk of the old Netscape. What are the ramifications for Mozilla?"