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Re: Getting Fox News to work with Firefox



On Sun, 2007-01-21 at 17:34 -0800, David Boles wrote:
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> Christopher A. Williams wrote:
> > On Sun, 2007-01-21 at 16:55 -0800, David Boles wrote:
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> >> Christopher A. Williams wrote:
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> >>> 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.
> > 
> > Wow! I re-read that a couple of times and you're right!! On Linux, I
> > tend to prefer Firefox. I'll use Konqueror as well when it suits what I
> > need or feel like a change.
> > 
> > Incidentally, none of the above sites worked very well for me using
> > Konqueror either. I have the Greasemonkey extension for Firefox working
> > with Fox News now. For some reason, Konqueror still isn't working with
> > Fox.
> 
> First? You kinda' highjacked his thread with you Citibank problem. You should
> have started a one. Not a big deal. That happens here often.  ;-)
It is hard to highjack a thread that you started. The topic as I saw it
was sites that could not be reached properly with firefox. Just for
accuracy. www.citicards.com is the cite that can't be accessed.
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