Mozilla celebrates it’s sixth birthday today. It was launched on November 9, 2004, as a lightweight and more secure alternative to Internet Explorer 6, which was the dominant browser at the time.
Mozilla was established more than 10 years ago as a non-profit organization with a mission to promote openness, innovation, and opportunity on the Web. Six years ago, Mozilla released Firefox 1.0 offering people a better Web experience.
Today, Firefox is available in more than 70 languages and offers an easy way for people to enjoy rich Web experiences. Nearly a quarter of Internet users choose Firefox as their trusted ambassador to the Web. More than 150 million people choose Firefox Add ons to customize their Web experience.