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The Register: NTL Turns Back on Linux Users

Oct 15, 2003, 23:30 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tim Richardson)

"NTL has cut off Linux users from its Freedom dial-up ISP service after imposing new dialler software that only runs on Windows and the Mac OS.

"The move has angered users of the service, who claim that the've been deserted by the cableco.

"One hacked off punter told The Register: 'As a long-standing customer of NTL, I am rather appalled by this policy change. While I can understand that NTL would be unwilling to support less popular operating systems, it is hard to accept that NTL would go as far as to bar non-Windows operating systems from using their service...'"

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