Sites that require Internet Explorer
dotancohen at gmail.com
Sun Jan 25 16:49:08 UTC 2009
2009/1/25 Scott <sclewin at sgaming.ca>:
> Linda wrote:
> Several! You REALLY need to contact your local MP or MPP and tell them
> how stupid it is to have only IE sites. Make sure to give them all the
> reasoning including security flaws and the fact that more and more
> people are using FF and Opera.
> Also, I don't think it is illegal for governments to take money from
> Microsoft in Commonwealth countries. Here in Canada, a Commonwealth
> country, our schools at one time took money from Microsoft in exchange
> for keeping computer Microsoft here. It was considered a donation I
> think and they made Bill Gates look like he was the next Jesus.
I have heard that in commonwealth countries, non-accessible websites
are illegal. The intent was to make the websites accessible to
screenreaders and such. I hope that someone more knowledgeable will
fill in. The ruling is binding on the websites of governments, public
facilities, and corporations.
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