Linked by David Adams on Thu 5th Aug 2010 19:45 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
Internet Explorer The British government has rejected a call to dump Microsoft's Internet Explorer 6 (IE6), saying that it is saving taxpayers' money by staying with the nine-year-old browser.
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Comment by aaronb
by aaronb on Thu 5th Aug 2010 21:38 UTC
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I find it disappointing that departments within the UK government use an old, insecure version of IE. After all, some of the users using IE 6 will have access to large amounts of personally identifiable information.

Where possible the government should use open source software.

http://www.hmg.gov.uk/epetition-responses/petition-view.aspx?epref=...

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