Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns amid anti-gay stance

Monday, April 7th, 2014
 
Mozilla Foundation, the company behind Firefox browser, has announced its co-founder Brendan Eich has resigned as its CEO. In the official company blog, Mozilla chairman Mitchell Baker said that their CEO, the creator of Javascript, left his position voluntarily. This comes after it has been revealed that Eich contributed $1,000 in 2008 to support Proposition 8, a ballot initiative in California that defined marr
 

Dating site OkCupid says, “Don’t use Firefox”

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
 
In a bold act of protest against the promotion of a Mozilla co-founder to CEO, OkCupid posts a statement to its members using Firefox to switch browsers instead. “Mozilla’s new CEO, Brendan Eich, is an opponent of equal rights for gay couples,” the statement reads. “We would there prefer that our users not use Mozilla software to access OkCupid.” The message also includes links to in