Several organisations have released browser usage share figures recently and for once WebSideStory and OneStat.com are not among them. Jatin B. sent us a link to an InformationWeek article that says Mozilla Firefox now has a market share of over six percent. The figures come from Net Applications, who put Firefox’s share at 6.17 percent in February, up from 5.59 percent in January. The firm says that Microsoft Internet Explorer lost share in the same period, falling from 90.31 percent in December to 89.04 percent last month. According to Net Applications CEO Dan Shapero, “Firefox is currently the only browser that is increasing market share on a monthly basis, and it is growing at the direct expense of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer.”

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