THE 1 !>http://www.opera.com/img/swim.jpg! MILLION DOWNLOAD CHALLENGE – Opera Web Browser. _Wow, 1M downloads in 4 days and now he swims to the USA. I have to say one of the best get close to the customer on the web pushes that I’ve seen._
Before the weekend, Opera’s CEO, Jon S. von Tetzchner boldy proclaimed at a company meeting that if download numbers of Opera 8 reached 1 million within four days he would swim from Norway to the USA [press release]. Opera’s communications department could not resist the temptation, and made his statement public. As any respectable CEO and gentlemen, Mr. Tetzchner stands by his word.
DOWNLOADS: 1,050,000: Target reached by April 23 0900 CET!