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ZDNet: Mozilla Nabs Surfers from Microsoft

Jun 25, 2002, 17:30 (29 Talkback[s])
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"Microsoft's iron grip on the Web browser market has slipped ever so slightly since the release of new products from rivals Mozilla and Netscape Communications, Web researcher reported Monday.

For the month ended June 21, 95.3 percent of all Web surfers used various versions of Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser to access Web sites included in the survey. That's down 1.3 percent from the previous month, Amsterdam-based OneStat said.

Netscape 7.0 was used by 0.3 percent of the sample. Released by AOL Time Warner division Netscape last month, it helped push the browser's overall showing to 3.4 percent, a gain of 0.6 percent.

Mozilla 1.0, released two weeks ago as the first public version of the Netscape-inspired open-source browser, was used by 0.4 percent of the sample..."

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