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Opera upgrades to 8.02

July 28, 2005

Oslo, Norway - July 28, 2005

Opera Software today released the second upgrade to Opera 8. The new version, Opera 8.02, is available for Windows, Linux and Macintosh and includes security upgrades and smaller bug fixes. Opera 8.02 does not include support for the BitTorrent protocol, which was launched on July 7, 2005 in a Technical Preview of the Opera browser. BitTorrent was well-received by the market and the protocol is under consideration for a subsequent product release.

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