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Mozilla strikes Firefox search deal with Yahoo, ending long partnership with Google

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/s/mozilla-strikes-firefox-search-deal-222506640.html?soc_src=mags&soc_trk=tw via @YahooTech

Interesting-I have quite enjoyed my Mozilla Ff/Google combo? No doubt the option to manually select Google as default search engine will be available??

I was not aware of the Microsoft interest in Yahoo?

I'm sure Google will still be an option, but the initial default will be yahoo.

It's interesting from a privacy standpoint, as Mozilla seems to be pushing in that direction. According to this article, Yahoo will begin honoring "Do Not Track" requests as part of the deal: http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2014/11/mozilla-ends-google-relationship-firefox-will-now-default-to-yahoo/