New Netscape = New Coke?

The Netscape browser is actually impressive, however they are asleep at the wheel with their blatant digg rip off.

Over the past couple of days I’ve gotten 170 comments (and still going!) on a post I wrote last week entitled Netscape Community Backlash. I’ve actually gotten more comments than the official Netscape story on this topic. The general gist of the feedback is that existing Netscape users dislike the new digg-like Netscape and want their old portal back.

A few commenters compared the new version of Netscape to the New Coke debacle in the 1980’s, when Coca-Cola introduced a new formula which turned into a public relations disaster…. Source: Read / Write Web

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