Different River

”You can never step in the same river twice.” –Heraclitus

January 31, 2005

London man jailed for using wrong browser

Filed under: — Different River @ 9:15 am

Apparently, if you don’t use Microsoft Windows and a well-known browser like Internet Explorer or Netscape or Firefox, you run the risk of getting arrested!

A fellow in London used a Sun computer running the Solaris operating system, lynx, a rather old text-based web browser for Unix-based systems like Solaris, to make a tsunami-relief donation.

Apparently, someone thought this was an attempt to breach security, so London police broke down his door and arrested him.

Hat tip: Wezzul via Slashdot.

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