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Trash man

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who owns firefox..?
who started it?
i confused ppl r telling me all kinds of crap please clear this for me.
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Trash_man,

A Google search could find this information pretty easily. This link will give you background on Mozilla, which is behind Firefox, Thunderbird, and other open source products.
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sorry i just could not get anything substantial on Google or your 'link'

i think this is a one word answer is it owned by owned any one person or a company....does any one actually know.

maybe i lack the time or the inclination to look it up

forgive me for being an [bleep] im in a very bad mood Sari..
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It's an open-source project - that means multiple people have worked on its development. It's not "owned" by anyone, and I'm not real sure why this is such a big deal. However, if you're in a bad mood, that's your issue - I'm not going to do your research for you just because you don't feel like it.
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i didn't mean u should do my research for me i just said it would be nice to know because i couldn't find anything.

i didn't mean to attack you i don't want this to get ugly.

back to the point as u say it was an open source project then but now has anyone bought it from them like Microsofts bid for yahoo............
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Open source projects can't get bought out. I think these wikipedia articles will help you understand about open source (as well as chapter 1 in every beginners Linux books):

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thanks man that helps a lot i got that cleared
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