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Internet Explorer’s dominant market share eroding

http://linuxbsdos.com

Remember when Internet Explorer ruled the Web, to the tune of about 98% of the browser market share? Those were happy days for Internet Explorer. Until Firefox rose from the ashes of Netscape. Internet Explorer’s market share has been sliding ever since ...

A new report shows that that slide has put Internet Explorer’s market share at just under 60%.

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Firefox, Opera downloads surge after IE security scare

http://www.smh.com.au

Internet browsers Firefox and Opera have experienced a massive surge in downloads since the security flaw in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) was exposed.

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Does the Windows ballot screen for choosing a browser represent meaningful progress in Europe?

http://www.fsf.org

Thanks to the European Commission's antitrust like activities, European citizens will soon be presented with a ballot choice between twelve browsers when first using a newly purchased computer preloaded with the Microsoft Windows operating system. But is this really progress?

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firefox 3.5 is the most popular browser in the world

http://weblogs.mozillazine.org

Firefox 3.5 is the most popular browser in the world. It tops IE 6, IE 7, and IE 8.

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Why the EU's "browser ballot" is a bad idea

http://blogs.zdnet.com

While I believe that browser diversification is a good thing, I feel that approached used here is a flawed one, and will make Windows user more vulnerable to malware.

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Is Firefox 3.5 the most popular browser?

http://blog.internetnews.com

After years of playing second fiddle to Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser, Mozilla Firefox is now on top - kinda/sorta.

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Arora browser 0.10.2 released

http://arorabrowser.blogspot.com

New version of Arora webkit based browser is released . Mainly qt 4.6 related fixes and some new features.

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European Commission drops Microsoft antitrust browser charges

http://www.h-online.com

The European Commission - Directorate for Competition has officially dropped its antitrust charges against Microsoft, after Microsoft agreed to provide users of its Windows operating system a choice of web browsers. Under the new deal, Microsoft will avoid future E.C. fines and, from March, consumers will have a choice of up to twelve other web browsers.

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Microsoft Settles EU Antitrust Case Over Web Browser

http://www.bloomberg.com

Microsoft Corp. ended more than a decade of antitrust disputes with the European Union by giving consumers a choice among Web browsers.

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"Non-commercial" is NOT Free Software. Microsoft understands this

http://fsfe.org

Free Software Foundation Europe congratulates the European Commission on pushing Microsoft to give users greater choice between different browsers. "The selection screen will make users aware that they can make their own choices," says Karsten Gerloff, FSFE's President. "We are glad that FSFE has helped the Commission to put limits to Microsoft's desktop monopoly."

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Browser Shares Reveal True Benefits of Open Source

http://ldn.linuxfoundation.org

There was a good story on Ars Technica last week about the current state of browser share on the Internet. Browser news is always interesting because it gives us one window into how far open source has come on the desktop.

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EU set to accept Microsoft browser offer: sources

http://www.reuters.com

EU antitrust regulators are set to accept next week an amended offer by Microsoft that would allow PC users in Europe to choose other web browsers, two people familiar with the situation said on Monday.

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Mozilla Firefox Cruises Past Internet Explorer in Germany

http://boycottnovell.com

Firefox gains market share particularly quickly in markets that the English-speaking press tends to ignore

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Firefox most used browser in Germany

http://translate.google.com

Firefox is Germany's most used browser, according to online and TV media and a study of Fittkau & Mass, based on a questionnaire of 126,000 internet users. Link leads to the German "Tagesschau" online, Germany's top TV news source.

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Alternative Linux web browsers

http://www.ghacks.net

You know Firefox like the back of your hand. You’ve heard tale of Chrome and you know KDE has tried to pawn Konqueror off as their default browser. In the distance you hear Opera calling your name and IE4Lin tries to woo you to the dark side. Browsers, the lot of them.

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