[linux-elitists] Bank of America doesn't want our business?
Sun Nov 25 09:36:54 PST 2001
> GNU/Linux on x86 counts as "IBM Compatible" in my book.
> Mozilla or NS 6 counts as a Netscape 4.7 or later browser.
basically stops a browser other than Netscape 4.7 or IE 5 from
entering their site.
> > So what do you think? Am I making a mountain out of a mole hill or is
> > this a cause celebre?
> This is quite a legitimate beef IMO. Proprietization of the Internet by
> restricting what cleints are allowed to use services is creeping facism.
> I'd do the following:
> - Send a message to the bank, email or snail, regarding the issue.
> - Drop a line to Jakob Nielsen (http://www.useit.com/), who collects
> stories of similar stupidity.
> - Drop a line to the editor of your local bank.
Editor of my local bank?
> - Make inquiries to competitors of BofA regarding their Internet
> Banking requirements. If you find a competitor who has sane
> policies, advertise same loudly, and switch.
> - Send a second note to BofA informing them of why they're losing
> their business.
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