Web discrimination is a little heavy handed, too.
Let's raise awareness, but not hysterically.
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Entry written by KaiRo and posted on December 31st, 2007 16:31 | Tags: Mozilla, SeaMonkey, UA String | 4 comments
Bo, if I can't use my government's on-line resources because of my browser or operating system or harware platform (all related, of course), that's not much better than if I can't use their off-line resources because of my skin color. The only real difference is that with a large amount of effort and a medium amount of money I _can_ change my browser...
I think "browser discrimination" is an apt term because it best represents what you describe. The term "browser racism" really doesn't make sense, as the two words in it refer irreconcilably to different things -- and, quite frankly, the connotation of "racism" doesn't belong in a discussion on browser discrimination at all.
Hello, a month ago, I developed this web site that is used to report a problem to the author of a web site in order to fight browser racism: http://report.dreamhosters.com
The code is in PHP/MySQL. If you're interested in using it for the MoFo server and integrating it into Seamonkey with a "Report" button, I could grant you full rights. Just get in touch with me: email@example.com