May 28, 2001
MS-built UK 'government gateway' locks out non-MS browsers
Author: JT Smith
tjhanson writes, "Predictably, Microsoft's 'help' in turning 'Britain's e-government vision into a reality' has mysteriously turned into a lockout for users of anything other than IE on Windows. Linux, Netscape and Mac (even with IE, friends ...) can look but not touch, because the digital certificate system selected by the developers mysteriously always seems to lead to IE 5.01 or above on Windows." The story is at The Register.