Aug 10

Internet Explorer 6Web designers worldwide are staging an online revolt against the Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 web browser.  The designers claim that “IE6,” which was released 8 years ago but is still used by 20% of users, is “crippling the Internet’s potential and slowing down the online experience.”

The "IE 6 No More" website seems to be the hub of online dissent against IE6.  The site includes code that developers can insert into their websites to encourage IE6 users to upgrade.  Some websites already provide hurdles or roadblocks to IE6.  For example, YouTube sends a message to IE6 users, asking them to upgrade to another browser like Internet Explorer 8, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.  However, YouTube will continue to function in basic mode for IE6 and other outdated browsers.

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