I've heard from BBC's Clickonline ( www.bbcworld.com/clickonline )... that opera has become free . This is gr8 , cause the world's fastest browser is free too .
On their website , they have specified that it was possible due to their worldwide customer support .
They have removed the banners & licencing fee . Propably an attractive option or alternative or rival or whatever u would call to Mozilla FireFox .(I use both opera & FireFox )
But , i could see certain features that opera excels on , FireFox .
* Initially , it loads faster ( Hey if u ever had a P3 128 Mb Pc u would surely know )
* It renders faster than Firefox ( Now thats for sure , u hav 2 accept with me .. )
* It's seperate from u r system ( contrast to Internet Explorer which is the browser mostly targeted by Spywares ,Adwares etc.. )
* It has other features integerated , like Rss News feeder , Chat & Mail Client .., Notes windows etc..
* And many more features which i can say u would surely love , on using it...
Anyway , its individual preference when it comes to using these browsers and Opera sure has a good