It poses an interesting question: Is the accessibility website of an important element of democracy a human rights issue?
The complaint says that, "unlike the vast majority of websites on the world wide web, and unlike other South African government websites, this website [the IEC website] is not accessible to viewers, except those who have purchased a particular software product from a specific software vendor.
MoHaG writes: South Africa's Independent Electoral Commission's website requires Internet Explorer which is only supported on Windows. Users of operating systems other than Windows have no way to access the website, other than forging HTTP headers. Users of alternative browsers are redirected to a page instructing them to install Internet Explorer. Users of Linux and Mac OS has no way to follow the instructions given on the page.