Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 13th Oct 2006 14:12 UTC
Internet Explorer Recent high-profile security problems with Internet Explorer have done little to dent its market share - or maybe not, according to conflicting reports on web browser use. Web analytics firm OneStat.com reckons that IE's global usage share is 85.85 per cent, an increase of 2.8 per cent since July 2006. Mozilla Firefox's open source browser claims second place with a share of 11.49 per cent, a decrease of 1.44 per cent since July 2006. Apple's Safari claimed 1.61 per cent (down 0.23 per cent), and Opera held 0.69 per cent of the market. However, statistics from websites tools firm Net Applications, cited by Ars Technica, paint a contrasting picture.
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RE: This is randomness but...
by rjamorim on Fri 13th Oct 2006 23:04 UTC in reply to "This is randomness but..."
rjamorim
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2005-12-05

I find it difficult to believe that fewer people are using Firefox/Mozilla... Once people where I work started discovering Firefox (developers anyway), the immediately began switching over.

I think one factor that leads people to switch back to IE is the enormous amount of broken and uncompliant sites out there that only work properly on IE. My internet banking site is just like that.

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