Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 17th Jan 2010 23:43 UTC, submitted by aaronb
Internet Explorer The German government has warned web users to find an alternative browser to Internet Explorer to protect security. The warning from the Federal Office for Information Security comes after Microsoft admitted IE was the weak link in recent attacks on Google's systems. Microsoft rejected the warning, saying that the risk to users was low and that the browsers' increased security setting would prevent any serious risk.
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Funny... Very funny...
by dulac on Mon 18th Jan 2010 02:05 UTC
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Naturally the German Government, and others, suddenly realized what we all know for years.

The funny part is Microsoft "rejected the warning" that is directed to all public offices, in the fastest way to reach them.

It would be even funnier to see Microsoft to sue the German government for disclosing an internal note in a public way and thus creating an image loss to Microsoft (accountable) even if under conditions created by Microsoft".

Isn't that the basis of many (heavy contenders) "law" suits?
We also know the answer is both yes, no and maybe.
But is nonetheless funny how the even Governments notes are rejected just because they WILL be listened by the average user.

Delicious!

Edited 2010-01-18 02:09 UTC

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