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Microsoft Buys Firefox!


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Major Payne

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Talk about scaring the entire open-source community. In October 2006, a previously unknown Web site popped up, announcing Microsoft's acquisition of Firefox and promoting the company's new Microsoft Firefox 2007 Professional. The site talks glowingly about the browser's new features and provides a video advertisement for the product. It was a great prank, and the image of the Microsoft Firefox 2007 box was so elaborate and professional looking that the blood pressure of real Firefox users went sky-high.


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I can just see people being infuriated by that. That's pretty funny.
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How could someone believe that? The site doesn't take itself seriously at all. "May contain spyware" is right on the box! And the features are hilarious. Actually, looking at the rest of the site... the whole things hilarious! From system requirements: "Microsoft Powerpoint 2007 (For exceptional Spyware Protection)"

Edited by stettybet0, 15 June 2007 - 09:13 AM.

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It was sent out in an email originally with just the image and the basic facts. URL was listed last so you had to go to the site to see that it was a joke.

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hahaha

thats a good one!
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you had me there. lol
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haha that's great!
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What I want to know is what happens when you download the file? Has anyone done it?
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