[thelist] MSN locks out non IE browsers

Andrew Forsberg andrew at thepander.co.nz
Mon Oct 29 14:31:26 CST 2001

>"We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone"
>Isn't it up to the vendor to decide who's business they want? I'm not saying
>I agree with ANYTHING Microsoft does, but if the discussion is 'what gives
>them the right to dictate which browser is used to view their site' then it
>comes back to the question, 'do I (as a vendor) have the right to decide who
>I do business with, or am I obligated to sell to anyone with a buck?

Absolutely. Which is why I'm not complaining about it, or calling 
Microsoft any silly names. I just find it a slightly strange move for 
-- whatever else you might think of them -- a very smart company (9 
times out of 10).

Andrew Forsberg
uberNET - http://uber.net.nz/
the pander - http://thepander.co.nz/

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