Australian company introduces world's first tax on Microsoft 'Internet Explorer 7' browser
Posted in: Internet Use/New Technologies at 15/06/2012 14:10
In a world first an Australian online retailer has introduced a 'tax' on customers using the Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) browser.
The consumer electronics specialist Kogan has elected to bring in the levy on products ordered through its website using IE7.
World's first 'tax' on Microsoft's Internet Explorer 7
The Australian online retailer Kogan.com has introduced the world's first "tax" on Microsoft's Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) browser.
Customers who use IE7 will have to pay an extra surcharge on online purchases made through the firm's site.
Chief executive Ruslan Kogan told the BBC he wanted to recoup the time and costs involved in "rendering the website into a antique browser".