Adblock Plus drops support for IE6 and IE7, citing complicated development and low market share


Adblock Plus today announced it is finally dropping support for Internet Explorer 6 and Internet Explorer 7. As a result, the next version of Adblock Plus for Internet Explorer will no longer install unless the Windows computer has at least IE8. Furthermore, the company says it will start removing hacks that were required to make its site display correctly in older IE versions. This includes deactivating the SSLv3 protocol on its download servers, meaning that IE6 will not be able to connect unless TLS 1.0 is enabled manually. The outdated SSLv3 protocol was originally used because the more secure TLS...

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