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Mozilla Is Investigating Why Dell Is Charging To Install Firefox

Anonymous Coward writes | about 8 months ago

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An anonymous reader writes "Dell is charging customers £16.25 ($27.18) to install Firefox on a newly purchased computer. We contacted Mozilla to find out more. The company told us it is investigating the issue and denied it has any such a deal in place.

“There is no agreement between Dell and Mozilla which allows Dell or anyone else to charge for installing Firefox using that brand name,” Mozilla’s Vice President and General Counsel Denelle Dixon-Thayer told TNW. “Our trademark policy makes clear that this is not permitted and we are investigating this specific report.” Dell has responded by saying that this practice is okay because the company is charging for the service and not the product."

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