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Canada leads the world in Firefox Usage

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The use of Firefox, the free open source web browser developed by the Mozilla Corporation, is higher in Canada than any other country in the world according to recent research by onestat.com.

The browser, which has gained critical acclaim for its tabbed browsing and live bookmarks, has garnered a 16% share in this country vs. 12% worldwide.

The research results released this week found that the most popular web browser in Canada and the world remains Microsoft Internet Explorer which has a global usage share of 85%. Internet Explorer's share in this country is 77%.

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