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Why when I download FF from mozilla.org it keeps downloading from different strange domains?

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like mozilla.mirror.ac.za mozilla.cdn.leaseweb.com

are therse due to a virus I might have? else this look very concerning & misleading ... why would they not use mozilla.org so we don't question it?

like mozilla.mirror.ac.za mozilla.cdn.leaseweb.com are therse due to a virus I might have? else this look very concerning & misleading ... why would they not use mozilla.org so we don't question it?

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No. Mozilla uses a mirror system to distribute Firefox. These sites donate server space and bandwidth to distribute Firefox. You can find a list of mirrors at https://www.mozilla.org/community/mirrors.html

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No. Mozilla uses a mirror system to distribute Firefox. These sites donate server space and bandwidth to distribute Firefox. You can find a list of mirrors at https://www.mozilla.org/community/mirrors.html

No. Mozilla uses a mirror system to distribute Firefox. These sites donate server space and bandwidth to distribute Firefox. You can find a list of mirrors at https://www.mozilla.org/community/mirrors.html

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Thanks, it would be more helpfull if that was more clear on their download page :)

Thanks, it would be more helpfull if that was more clear on their download page :)