StatCounter Blasts Microsoft's Claim About IE Still Being the Number 1 Browser
StatCounter is Freemium while NetApps is paid only; meaning that NetApps have a bias towards for-profit sites?
IE Not Faring Well In the EU Ballot
IE has a natural downward trend anyway, so the cited percentage drops should be taken in context:
Germany showed a slight increase:
Firefox Passes IE6 In Browser Share
Not so, you can break down the StatCounter stats by country:
The Problem With Estimating Linux Desktop Market Share
You can break it down by country or region
Extending Pop Music Copyrights
"It sees the move as a way of generating more money for the record industry, which would use it to discover new talent."
The self-reinforcing loop between capital and talent would be more efficient as a self reinforcing loop between consumer and talent. Of course that such a system of direct distribution would obsolate the record companies would violate the #1 tenet of neo-liberalism; More Money for Me!