How many use old browsers (e.g. =< Netscape 4 or IE 6) as their ONLY source of web content?

Mouse mouse at Rodents-Montreal.ORG
Fri Jul 3 19:04:46 CDT 2015

> So people use IE6 on their Windows 7/8 machines as their ONLY
> browsers?  Wow--I'm surprised that your employer allows that.

What's my (putative) employer got to do with it?  My employer does not
get to tell me what I may or may not use for what little Web browsing I
do on my own time on my own machines.

At work, on work time, on work machines, that's another story.  But I
don't do non-work stuff that way.

> Then there's the matter of useful plugins available for more modern
> browsers that allows me to suppress or filter advertising content
> that seems to dominate much of today's web.

My experience is that turning off Javascript makes much of it go away
and that turning off image loading deals with almost all of the rest.
At least, when I've investigated the source to ad-infested pages, the
ads usually prove to be either javascript or images.  Perhaps this is
an artifact of the pages I end up looking at.

> So how many use Lynx to download their Netflix videos?

What Netflix videos?  I don't/won't use Netflix, in large part because
of the whole Web thing.a

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