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Trouble in Asia after IE shutdown

Accepted submission by looorg at 2022-06-20 20:10:19 from the big.trouble.in.little... dept.
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https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Technology/Internet-Explorer-shutdown-to-cause-Japan-headaches-for-months [nikkei.com]

Apparently a lot of things in parts of Asia are still tied heavily into IE. One wonders why they didn't start the transition earlier.

https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/oddly-enough/internet-explorer-gravestone-goes-viral-south-korea-2022-06-17/ [reuters.com]

IE even got an actual tombstone in Korea.

"He was a good tool to download other browsers"

So true.


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