Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 20th Sep 2005 11:59 UTC, submitted by jasnils
Opera Software "Opera Software today permanently removed the ad banner and licensing fee from its award-winning Web browser. The ad-free, full-featured Opera browser is now available for download, completely free of charge, here." This news got submitted a staggering 14 times, and as far as I know, that's a record.
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Cool
by on Tue 20th Sep 2005 16:30 UTC

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I might give it a try. But Firefox will be my preference unless, of course, they GPL it. But that will never happen, so Firefox has nothing to worry about. <G>

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RE: Cool
by on Tue 20th Sep 2005 16:33 in reply to "Cool"
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But Firefox ISN'T GPL'd....

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RE[2]: Cool
by on Tue 20th Sep 2005 16:50 in reply to "RE: Cool"
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Exactly, that's why I would switch. That's honestly about the only reason I would switch. Firefox is "good enough" for everything I like, plus I worked with some of those guys at Netscape, so its got some sentimental value.

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