News around the web: MS pays users to ditch Firefox

By on June 18, 2009, 12:40 PM
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Darkshadoe Darkshadoe said:

What next Microsoft..download IE8 and receive a new car? How tacky.

isamuelson isamuelson said:

What if I use IE Tab in Firefox?

Guest said:

I would try user agent switcher first thing, but who knows, maybe it doesn't work. In any case, there's no way I'm signing up for twitter, so forget about it.

NeoFlux said:

Nah, I think more efficient way would be to bribe some editors of tech sites to write VERY positive reviews of IE8. Still, I don't think that's efficient enough :P

Phantasm66 Phantasm66 said:

Hahaha that Firefox thing is the funniest ever!

yukka, TechSpot Paladin, said:

lol ms show no fear..

Rage_3K_Moiz Rage_3K_Moiz, Sith Lord, said:

LOL I opened the page using Google Chrome and it said "You'll never find it using tarnished Chrome!"

But I guess now that they're actually donating meals for every IE download (yeah, 8 meals per download to the Feeding America network), this isn't too far up their alley.

The ongoing EU fiasco will just strengthen their resolve to follow through with this kind of marketing campaign.

Wendig0 Wendig0, TechSpot Paladin, said:

I respect the balls that Microsoft is showing in the face of all these antitrust lawsuits, and I could use an extra $10K, so I'm game.

tengeta tengeta said:

Is this going on in the EU by any chance?

This may be more of a "kiss our a**es" than anything else.

polidiotic said:

Well.. I'm all for winning $10,000 like the next guy... but c'mon guys, there's only so many times that I'll stick up for you with this kind of shit tactic. We get it, you want to win the browser war... now develop an actual dominant browser.

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