And it's specifically that too. If I delete "Linux" from the UA and resend the request, it succeeds. If I delete just the 'x' off the end, it succeeds. If I lowercase the 'L' it fails. They are deliberately blocking Linux users from managing their Apple ID if they have one.
If I remove the "X11; " from the OS section of the UA, it succeeds. So they're sniffing for "X11; Linux" case-insensitive.
Guess Apple hates X11.
@alexbuzzbee how very strange. perhaps they ran one test, didn't like the result, and decided to just block 'the experience' altogether?
@alexbuzzbee let's keep in mind that this is the company that currently maintains Linux's printing subsystem
@Shamar So that's why printing on Linux is just as good as MacOS. I never knew they were the same one, but I noticed that Mac/Linux support of printers is significantly less broken than on Windows.
@Shamar (Also I noticed the sarcasm, point stands.)
@alexbuzzbee This sounds like an anti-competition lawsuit waiting to happen tbh.
Then again, with the FTC & FCC under the control of corporate CEOs atm, it probably wouldn't go anywhere even though it's as illegal as Microsoft's anti-competition practices that they were punished for in the 1990s & early 2000s.
I've seen it happen with the GDPR. The EU would get blazingly-fast sites while everyone here in the USA still has to deal with 90% of the bandwidth getting eaten up by trackers.
@alexbuzzbee It may be for security purposes, since X11 lets any app sneak into each other
@alexbuzzbee (that said lmao)
@alexbuzzbee Apple is the new Microsoft.
@alexbuzzbee linux users suck nigger dick
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