YouTube dropping support for Internet Explorer 6 along with others

In the past week or so if you happened to be browsing YouTube or a number of other sites using the Internet Explorer 6 web browser you may have come across the following notice (or something similar):

Many tech news sites have been covering the story YouTube’s dropped support for IE6 (including Mashable), and it looks as if the chapter of the web involving IE6 may finally be coming to a close.

In fact, there are quite a few sites devoted to tracking the “death of IE6” and the companies that are dropping support for the antiquated browser, including IEDeathMarch, IE6Funeral and others.

IE6 Funeral website dedicated to having a funeral for the browser

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