Microsoft's Browser Ballot Gives Alternative Browsers a Boost

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Spartacus

I don't think it was any of the EU's business regulating what MS could package with windows, and the browser ballot is ridiculous. However, I am glad that it is allowing many people who didn't even know about alternative browsers  to have a chance to explore them and see if they like them better then IE or not. As for myself, I've stuck to Firefox. I think IE 8 is decent... I tried Chrome for about a month, hated it, tried Opera for about a month, hated it, tried Safari for a while... not bad, but not even close to firefox... I like my addons!

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Neufeldt2002

Any country, US included, has the right to question the products being sold in it. If they don't conform to the laws of said country, the powers that be, can demand that the product be changed to conform or you take your business else where.  Whether we like it or not, EU is within their right to do what they did.

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Neufeldt2002

I would love to see this come to other markets. There are many people that don't realize they have a choice.

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bingojubes

i would like to see a DRM Chooser with my game's installer in the future, though the idea is a very wasted one.

  1. Always online, otherwise you can not play
  2. SecuROM
  3. Zero-Day (like on Gears of War for PC)
  4. None (I bought it, so I don't care which DRM this game uses!)
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Dexter243

Nutcracklng snack

i have not used IE for 10 or more years 

and befor i used firefox i used netscape till it was accuired buy AOL

i use Firefox on my mac to and i have nuthing but good things to say about it

think about it the gov even had complants about firefox

somthing about  there scaning programs not work right with how mozila cashed it info

 

 

mac the way it is ment to be 

 

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Caboose

 Macs must not have any use for a spell check eh?

 

-= I don't want to be dead, I want to be alive! Or... a cowboy! =-

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Caboose

 I'm content with FireFox. But like anything computer related, with adoption comes increased explotation. FireFox is next on the list after IE, then I think Chrome will follow suit. Safari or Opera, it's hard to tell. But I'd say that Safari relies on the adoption of MacOS.

 

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JohnP

 I have tried all sorts of browsers but it takes a lot of convincing before I actually move to a new one that I use all the time. BTW, just moving to Chrome...

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