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Re: MSN blocks non-IE browsers: the real idea with RAND "standards"

From: Jason Antony <s1118355@student.gu.edu.au>
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2001 17:52:44 +1000
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Martijn Dekker wrote:

> Microsoft, one of the prime RAND patent policy proposers, is now 
> actively blocking browsers such as Opera, iCab, and Mozilla from 
> accessing msn.com. Apart from IE, only Netscape is let in.


seems like they saw the light and backed off. Here:

http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1005-200-7660935.html?tag=tp_pr

Cheers
Jason


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