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.

#17 Slightly OT: what should AOL users do?

by sab39

Tuesday July 6th, 2004 9:35 AM

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I have a lot of family that, no matter how I try, I cannot persuade to stop using AOL. Unfortunately this also means that I can't stop them using AOL's embedded IE browser.

Are AOL users just screwed, or does anyone know of a good hack for inserting Gecko as AOL's rendering engine?