MSN Slate Magazine: "Firefox trumps Internet Explorer"
Monday July 5th, 2004
Several readers wrote in to tell us that the MSN Slate Magazine ran an article recommending Mozilla Firefox over Internet Explorer last week. Author Paul Boutin mainly prefers Firefox for security reasons, with the browser's lack of support for ActiveX eliminating many virus and spyware concerns. While Slate is owned by Microsoft, it should be noted that the publication has always maintained that it is editorially independent and that Boutin is a freelance journalist.
#15 Re: Firefox is pretty sweet
Tuesday July 6th, 2004 9:18 AM
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