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Re: Getting Fox News to work with Firefox



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Christopher A. Williams wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-01-22 at 02:18 +0200, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> On 22/01/07, David Boles <dgboles gmail com> wrote:
>>> Before you do that you should know that both Fox and CNN videos are made for
>>> Windows Media Player display. I seriously doubt they they will be able to do
>>> anything to help you.
>>>
>> That's exactly the reason that I write to them. If they are made for
>> Windows Media, then they are repelling Linux and Mac customers. They
>> just might not realize that. Or, they might think that there are not
>> enough Linux users to cater to them. Let them know that they are
>> wrong.
> 
> I've written to all of them before - including Citibank (citicards was
> mentioned in a separate answer on this thread). I got no response from
> CNN or Fox.
> 
> Ironically, I was shopping for a credit card when I ran into Citibank's
> website issues. I told them that I would not apply for a credit card
> from them if their Website wouldn't support my choice of Web browser.
> Their response: An on-line application form by e-mail pointing to their
> website. Nice...!
> 
> I actually had one Website administrator (http://www.petharbor.com) tell
> me that IE6 was the only "authorized" browser for viewing their site. I
> told them that, as a site promoting a public service relied upon by city
> governments, it was not their place to say which browsers were
> "authorized". I got no further response. I also don't use them anymore -
> I guess they have enough assistance from "authorized" browser running
> people who don't mind frame based sites.
> 
> Even if it's only in a small way, I vote with my wallet when this stuff
> happens. Capital One has a site that works just fine. So does American
> Express. Citibank is not the only credit card company in town, and I
> figure that if they won't listen to me about this when it comes to
> customer service, they probably also won't listen to me about other
> issues if they were to come up as well...
> 
> Anyone from Citibank care to comment??


I am NOT from Citibank.

But you never said what was your preferred browser.

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  David
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