Why? Because they think that it's OK to develop important sites for IE only. Those of us on Linux are outa luck if we want to use a bank website or do anything at a government website or even use half the businesses in this country. It's stupid in the extreme, and if I had my way, I'd line up all the decision makers who thought that this was acceptable and slap them each upside the head one at a time. Since I don't have the opportunity, however, I have two different solutions.