New Microsoft Patch Blocks Firefox Downloads

“Microsoft Corp. today released a new security patch for its Internet Explorer (IE) web browser which prevents users from accidentally or intentionally downloading the new free, open-source Firefox browser from The Mozilla Foundation.”

No, it’s not true.  Nor is it an urban legend.  Just a very humorous, and very short, article by Scott Ott at ScrappleFace.  Regardless of your stand on the browser wars (I’m an IE6 user), it’s very funny!  You can read the whole article at

You might also want to check out the other articles at ScrappleFace, too.  It’s a great humor site in the spirit of The Onion but without the profanity and vulgarity.