Netscape and the Law in the Information Age

Roberta Katz
2 YALE SYMP. L. & TECH. art. no. 4

Being the general counsel at Netscape was fascinating because Netscape has been involved in many of the most pressing issues concerning the Internet—contracts, copyright, encryption, and privacy, to name a few. The experiences of Netscape show how technology is once again forcing our leaders to deal with many complex issues that make us turn yet again to examine the first principles that have been debated since the founding of our country.