On the logs to one of my websites, I always track the client's browser and OS. Every so often I see one with MSIE 6.0 and usually the http_referer field being blank. Since MSIE 6 doesn't exist in the wild anymore, would a good policy simply be to redirect all clients whose user agent contains "MSIE 6.0" to someplace else (as well as all clients whose user agent is blank)?

Thanks in advance.

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    Unfortunately, MSIE 6 does indeed exist in the wild. A lot of companies still mandate it as their standard browser. – Chris McKeown Apr 23 '12 at 12:58
  • Well, when I trace back the IPs they invariably resolve to somewhere in the peoples' republic of china... – Bill VB Apr 23 '12 at 13:28


If you have a look at that, it'll show you where IE6 is being used most.


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