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Comment Re:Proxy Servers (Score 3, Insightful) 60

Sure, that's a workaround, but it doesn't solve the real problem - because the problem is not connecting to blocked sites (I have absolutely no interest in online gambling). The real problem is censorship.

So we in Quebec must fight this proposal - not because it has anything to do with gambling, but because it restricts our freedom.

Comment Re:Defaults vs. Presets (Score 1) 803

>> Google makes no money in the sell of either. Firefox and/or Opera could change their default to MSN if they so desired.

Sorry?! Let's get this straight: the Mozilla Corporation made over $72 million in 2005 from Google - if you search Google with the integrated search box Mozilla earn approx. 80% of the search ads revenue. Same goes for the default Firefox-branded home page.

Opera is no different - it is no secret that they dropped the ad banners in the browser and have moved to a "free" model because they have negotiated a similar deal to Mozilla.

Google makes plenty of money from these two browsers, Firefox in particular. It's not for nothing they pay $1 per installation of Firefox (via AdSense referrals) and advertize it heavily.

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