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The Register: Scottish Power Disconnects Linux Users

Oct 21, 2002, 20:30 (32 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Leyden)

[ Thanks to Tom for this link. ]

"Scottish Power has barred Linux AND Opera users from signing up to its online energy accounts.

"The exclusion came to light after Reg reader, and Linux users, Robin Crorie tried to arrange to pay his utility bills online earlier this week, only to be greeted by the following terse and unhelpful message:

"We have detected certain aspects of your system that will prevent you experiencing this site fully.
These are: You are not running a Windows or Apple Macintosh operating system.
..."

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