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YouTube engineers conspired to ended IE6

USNMix Report: YouTube engineers have ended this as the Internet Explorer 6, 
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Former Google and Youtube engineer Chris Zakarius revealed that frustrated with the support of the old browser, we started to collectively imagine how we can take revenge on IE6. This message appeared on all YouTube pages at a time when IE6 consumers represented 18 percent of all YouTube traffic.

A former Google employee has disclosed how a group of engineers planned to eliminate Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 before 10 years on its YouTube platform. According to the Saturday report of 'The Verge', YouTube began displaying a banner to users of Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) in 2009, warning that the support for Microsoft Browser will soon end gradually. 
YouTube engineers conspired to ended IE6

Google bought YouTube for $ 1.65 billion in 2006. Former Google and Youtube engineer Chris Zakarius revealed that frustrated with the support of the old browser, we started to collectively imagine how we can take revenge on IE6. "The plan was very easy, we will put a small banner on the video player, which will be visible to IE6 users only," said the former engineer's statement.

This message appeared on all YouTube pages at a time when IE6 consumers represented 18 percent of all YouTube traffic. YouTube engineers created a special set named OldTuber for permission, so that they could ignore Google's code enforcement policies and make changes directly in the YouTube codebase. Zacarias said, "We saw an opportunity to permanently disqualify IE6 on our own, which we could not get again."

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