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This from IE 8 when viewing http://rappdaniel.com/other/noisy-sample/ and my own local test page.
Webpage error details
User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; Trident/4.0; SLCC2; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 3.0.30729; Media Center PC 6.0; .NET4.0C)
Timestamp: Wed, 9 Mar 2011 06:01:33 UTC
Message: Object doesn't support this property or method
This is running on a Windows 7 VM in VMware Fusion. The issue is that IE tries to execute the canvas.getContext function and then dies instead of pressing on to use the fallback image.