Ira Parker was appointed executive vice president and general counsel of AOL last October. He came to the company from Polaroid Corp., where he was vice president, general counsel, corporate secretary and chief compliance officer. AOL (formerly America Online Inc.) is an online service provider and media company operated by Time Warner and based in Dulles, Va. Parker recently talked to Legal Times about his new job.

I wanted to ask about changes at AOL — everyone’s heard of AOL, so what’s new with the company?