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Actually, it says quite a bit more including that users
aren't willing to secure the browser because they are
too busy or don't take the time to disable the
scripting, that many web sites won't be accessible and
not just the intranets, that the Service Patch 2 will
close many of the holes, and so on. There is also that
interesting comment in the talkback section about not
caving in to virtual terrorism.
And where is the W3C in this picture?
So far, the Internet isn't any safer than most open systems
given determined humans and switching browsers will not
change that fact. If Opera had the hegemony, we'd be
rooting for Moz. If Moz had it, we'd be rooting for TV.
"Most people here are just interested in doing their job," he said.
"Unless someone is really inclined to have an additional layer of
complication, they stick with IE."
From: Elliotte Rusty Harold [mailto:email@example.com]
Along these lines, it's interesting to note an eWeek article that
indicates many companies are willing to put up with the massive and
increasing Internet Explorer security holes in order to maintain the
custom applications they've written for the Intranet that only
function in IE: