Friends don’t let friends use Internet Explorer 6.
Earlier this year, Microsoft launched The Internet Explorer Countdown, a campaign to stop web users from using Internet Explorer 6 and upgrade to a newer version. I’ve never seen anything like that. A company telling customers to stop using its product, even if it’s a legacy version. It gives you some idea of how vulnerable the browser is. Globally, 10.9% of Windows users are still using this version of the browser, according to the countdown website. This percentage shoots up in certain countries, roughly 33.9% in China, 22.3% in South Korea and 11.5 % in India.
IE6 – Slow, Vulnerable, Non-Compliant
Internet Explorer 6 is a relic of the browser wars. (more…)