Every single point has been refuted over and over. That page is full of conjecture, rhetoric, excuses and opinions but no facts and no sources. Ah you didn't even read the page. OS intergration relating to security is a Myth. You walked into that one. Drive by downloads are due to security expliots that are unpatched to even further harden this SP2 added even more protection with an enhanced download warning system. These simply do not happen on a fully patched SP2 system. As for the memory argument you may want to do some research on Firefox's memory leak problems. Not fully and IE does follow some of the standards as well. To stop the spread of Myths, it is not bashing but informing.