online banking and strategic Ubuntu upgrade opportunities

Bizubu bizubu+ADE7 at
Wed Dec 21 02:21:54 GMT 2005

Some financial institutions have posted notices that soon customers will
no longer be permitted to do online banking via windows98 systems.  This
seems like a good opportunity to help a lot of people escape to the
enlightened domain of Free Software.

If an official representative of Canonical would contact the right
people within the banks, some may see the light, and realize how many of
the ms-headaches are cured by choosing Ubuntu as an upgrade path.  It'd
be a very significant accomplishment if a few major banks would endorse

As a starting point, there is a table of banks & browsers (not
rigorously up to date) at

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