Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
The good news: If you've survived Hurricane Katrina, the government will let you register for help online. The bad news: But only if the computer you're using is running Windows.
Complaints about government Web sites requiring Microsoft software aren't new, of course. (MSNBC is a Microsoft - NBC joint venture.) But this is one instance that struck particularly hard for some.