Have some Mozilla with that Windows

Posted by khess on Nov 6, 2012 11:06 AM EDT
ZDNet Consumerization Blog; By Ken Hess
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Mozilla is complaining of massive losses due to a Microsoft technical error. Yes, it's as silly as it sounds.

The only way I can describe this to you is that it's the most idiotic ruling ever handed down by any group or judge anywhere. I'm shocked that it's really come to this. OK, the story is this: The European Commission (EC), whoever they are and whose real purpose and power is questionable, handed down a ruling that stated that Microsoft has to give Windows users in Europe a browser choice. And, the fact that they didn't in Windows 7 Service Pack 1, means that Mozilla lost millions of downloads of its Firefox browser. Mozilla estimates that loss in the range of six to nine million downloads during the non-compliance timeframe.

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The only thing idiotic here is the Ken Hess article caitlyn 34 1,421 Nov 9, 2012 7:19 PM

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