Australian Retailer Threatens to Tax IE 7 Users (But Really Won’t)

Australian online retailer Kogan wants its users to stop using old versions of Internet Explorer and it isn’t afraid to threaten a little taxation to get there.

The company claims that it will levy a 6.8% tax on any user that attempts to checkout using Internet Explorer 7. Kogan says that keeping its website compatible with IE 7 is costing it lots of money. To offset those costs — and encourage users to download a more up-to-date browser, Kogan says it will charge users an extra 6.8% tax — 0.1% for each month IE 7 has been on the market.

Kogan CEO Ruslan Kogan told the BBC that “the amount of work and effort involved in making our website look…

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