firefox emulating IE

Carl Friis-Hansen ubuntuuser at
Fri Apr 3 00:44:30 UTC 2009

Michael Haney wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 11:20 AM, Guy Thouret <lists at> wrote:
>> I've found IE4Linux to be pretty unstable and very slow.
>> As for Netflix saying it requires IE for streaming video, this is
>> probably more to do with DRM issues and a proprietary video codec the
>> site uses and that isn't going to work on a platform other than IE +
>> Windows.
> Yet more proof that DRM is bad for consumers.  When will these content
> providers get it through their thick heads that DRM does absolutely
> NOTHING to stop piracy but does cause hell and havoc for legitimate
> users.  They might as well give the movies away for free while their
> at it because the only people who seem to be able to get them without
> any hassles are the PIRATES!
> I'm getting pretty fed up with this crap.  Enough is enough, dammit!

I am not sure if this article is of any help, but they claim some sort 
of solution for OS X and Linux  :-)

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