Ok not really but they did buy all of the Netscape patents along with others in a $1 Billion purchase of 800 patents. AOL really shouldn't be hurt but this with their curent strategy of being a content company. What we ant to know is what MS plans to do with them. AOL wasn't interested in suing the likes of Mozilla and Google for their Mail and Browser Tech. MS on the other hand is well versed in doing these things and has already proven they will withthe Android Hardware makers.