CNet News reports that Firefox aims for 10 percent of Web surfers, as the momentum of the browser’s popularity picks up phenomenally.

He said he is confident of hitting this goal because interest in the browser has been accelerating over the last few months. He said this momentum can be seen in the increasing number of downloads for each version of Firefox: Version 0.8 was downloaded 3.3 million times in four months; 0.9 was downloaded 6.5 million times in three months; and the pre-release version was downloaded 5 million times in just one month.

Of course you probably already know I’m really big on the browser, and think it’s the best thing we have available today for browsing. Check it out at if you haven’t yet.