Microsoft has posted an announcement on their Mactopia website that support for Internet Explorer for the Mac (active development of which was discontinued in June 2003) will be be ending on December 31st, 2005. After that point, there will be no security updates or other support for IE. Downloads of Internet Explorer, for both Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X, will be no longer be available on Microsoft’s website after January 31st, 2006. Microsoft’s recommendation is to use more recent offerings, like Apple’s Safari.
(Hat tip: MacNN)