Microsoft backs long life for IE6

by admin August 14, 2009 at 12:34 pm

Microsoft has underlined support for its Internet Explorer 6 web browser, despite acknowledging its flaws.

The software giant said it would support IE6 until 2014 – four years beyond the original deadline.

Critics – some of which have started an online campaign – want the eight-year-old browser mothballed because they claim it slows the online experience.

“Friends do not let friends use IE6,” said Amy Barzdukas, Microsoft’s general manager for Internet Explorer.

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