Mozilla.org has released the latest version of thunderbird, 1.0. Thunderbird is a free email client and a great alternative to Microsoft's  Outlook Express program. for people looking for something a little different....try Firebird, Thunderbird, and Open Office, they're all free, and provide a decent alternative to the pricey MS software.

"The Mozilla Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving choice and promoting innovation on the Internet, today announced the worldwide availability of the Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0 email client. Thunderbird focuses on new features and settings to help stop spam and prevent viruses, the two biggest problems facing email users today. "