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Will Google bail out on Mozilla royalties?

Dec 05, 2011, 15:01 (1 Talkback[s])


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"Yesterday, two things happened in the world of information technology. The first was that Google's in house browser Chrome surpassed Firefox to be the second most popular browser in use. The second is that the royalties contract Mozilla had in place with Google ended its duration. Those royalties account for over 80% of the Mozilla and Firefox budget. Many people are wondering whether Google will opt to continue the arrangement which amounts to their funding a competitor for browsing clientele (Albeit a not for profit competitor)."

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