Netscape Domination

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Netscape Navigator 2.0 also bundled a Newsreader, a so-called WYSIWYG HTML editor (Navigator Gold), and a decent email program, aiming at a position where the Navigator would be all that users need. This attitude was probably what made the sleep of giant Microsoft somewhat unrestful.

These buttons became very popular.

On February 8, 1996, the Web went black. This was the way of the web community to protest against a proposed american law (the Communications Decency Act, CDA), threatening to limit the freedom of speech on the Internet. Even if you missed the blackout, it is possible that you have seen the following image. It is the sign of the blue ribbon campaign with the same goal.

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