Why does Google want to pay a competitor, Firefox, $300 million a year?
riffin 2 years ago
Until recently I didn't realize that the vast majority, apparently over 80% of Mozilla's income, came from Google paying them to make Google the default search engine for Firefox. It seems like funding them is an odd way to treat your competition. I don't have a strong like or dislike of either company or their products. I used to use Firefox, and still do occasionally, although 99% of the time I now use Chrome. Why does Google essentially spend a lot of money to keep Mozilla alive?
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