This doesn’t happen very frequently to us. Our bank is Mac- and Linux-friendly. Pretty much anything we use these days is Mac- and Linux-friendly.
Up until today, Netflix was also Mac- and Linux-friendly. I just got an email from them telling me
Your $____ plan not only gives you 3 DVDs out at-a-time but you can also watch 17 hours of movies and TV episodes instantly on your PC each month – for no additional charge.
Check it out: www.netflix.com/WatchNow
Sounds good, right? Then I log into my Netflix account and see that my operating system is not compatible. When I click for more details, I get this:
Thanks, Netflix. My wife is a Mac user who uses Camino. I’m a Ubuntu user who uses Firefox. The User Agent Switcher extension didn’t even cut it. Netflix was having none of this. Why? Why Windows Service Pack 2 with Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player? Who comes up with these ideas?