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Mozilla Revenues Hit $75 Million - Hello IRS

Nov 20, 2008, 14:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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"As was the case last year, the bulk of Mozilla's revenues came from a search deal with Google. That deal has now been extended until November of 2011. As part of the deal Google pays Mozilla a fee every time someone does a search using the default Google Search start page that is included in Firefox.

"An interesting thing to note though is that there is not a 1:1 correlation between the user growth for Mozilla Firefox and the corresponding revenue from Google. Baker noted in her report that, "search revenue increased at a lesser rate than Firefox usage growth as the rate of payment declines with volume.""

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