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Mozilla made $436M from search deals in 2018 (wikipedia.org)
32 points by alex_young on Aug 12, 2020 | hide | past | favorite | 3 comments

If you want an independent Mozilla, you should consider donating to them: https://donate.mozilla.org. Otherwise their only choice is to get money from Google and have their independence endangered.

I understood that Mozilla mostly does not fund Firefox development, but I am sure they would like to if they had enough resources.

By the way, they have 4 out of 4 stars rating at Charity Navigator: https://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=search.summar...

It's a good charity and you should donate to it if it aligns to your views but it'd take 4 times the donation rate of Wikipedia to make them independent of this single deal which probably isn't where they want to cap themselves.

This might sound like a lot, but it sounds like peanuts to what Safari made in the same sort of deal: https://fortune.com/2018/09/29/google-apple-safari-search-en....

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