Dell Charges $30 For Firefox

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Mozilla wants to know why Dell is charging around $30 to install Firefox on new computers, contradicting its status as free software. It’s not clear how widespread the charge is. The Next Web captured the screenshot pictured above with a £16.25 (approx US$30) charge for one model on Dell’s UK site, though at the time […]

Firefox to Carry Ads

Mozilla has announced it will carry what is effectively display advertising on its new tabs page. It appears to be a minor step towards financial independence. The change will affect the new tab page which displays thumbnail images linking to nine websites. In normal use, these are personalized to the user, taking into account how […]

Dutch Pirate Bay Ban Overturned

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A court in the Netherlands has overturned an order that internet service providers in the country must block access to The Pirate Bay. The decision isn’t primarily because of a change in the law or its implementation, but is largely a recognition that the ban simply hasn’t worked. As has happened in several countries, in […]