FedEx Office gives users $5 discount to enable Adobe Flash plugin in browser

The American FedEx Office stores give customers who don’t have the Adobe Flash plugin installed, or who have it disabled, a $5 discount on print orders. When purchasing prints from the store the Flash Player is required to complete the order.

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That’s just plain stupid. They need to update their site to use HTML5 instead of “paying” customers to be vulnerable to exploits.


I agree. FedEx should switch to other web technologies instead of fighting the inevitable (and IMHO well-deserved) death of Flash Player.