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Hotmail censors Linux

by on30 July 2007


Get a proper operating system


The Digg bulletin board is abuzz after a use published a single screen shot which shows linux mail being screened by Microsoft's Hotmail.

The shot shows the Linux mail being identified as a phishing attempt and sent to the spam basket. Microsoft has been accused of banning attachments on its Hotmail sites, but this is the first time someone has claimed that they are also banning rival operating systems.

Among the comments is another user who says that whenever he tries to use Konqueror to log into Hotmail, he is sent to preferences and told to use a "more recent" browser.

More here and here.

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