CNET News: With Update, Mozilla Introduces Fees
Oct 16, 2003, 20:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Festa, Matt Hines)
"In an attempt to pick up where Netscape left off with consumer
marketing, and perhaps to raise some cash, Mozilla is offering
customer support at $39.95 per incident.
"With Wednesday's release of Mozilla 1.5, the open-source group
founded by Netscape Communications introduced its first for-fee
service and the first CD of the software, which costs $5 for
shipping and handling. The software will remain available for free
"Mozilla said the move had more to do with taking on
responsibilities formerly carried out by the receding Netscape
business, a unit of AOL Time Warner, than it did with creating new
revenue for its product..."