Mozilla CEO Steps Down; Company Says It “Must Do Better”

Mozilla CEO Steps Down; Company Says It “Must Do Better”

Amid growing concern over his stance on equal marriage rights, Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich has decided to step down from his role atop the Internet biggie; a job he only began in March. At the same time, Mozilla’s leadership is issuing an apology to those who took issue with its decision to put the company co-founder in that CEO position. [More]

OkCupid Blocks Itself On Firefox Over Mozilla CEO’s Stance Against Equal Marriage

OkCupid Blocks Itself On Firefox Over Mozilla CEO’s Stance Against Equal Marriage

Dating and the internet go together like well, dating and the Internet. It’s a winning combination, but popular dating site OkCupid is fine with missing a slice of that action if it comes down to a question of equal rights for gay people. The site has effectively blocked itself on Firefox over brand new Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich’s stance on gay marriage. Namely, that he’s against it. [More]

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Mozilla To Display Ads Within Firefox

It’s always a bit of a shocking event when the lion and the lamb go quietly walking around together like they’re meant to be together. Which is why it’s a bit of a head scratcher to hear that Mozilla — the company that once ticked off the advertising industry by announcing plans to test a patch to block third party cookies by default — will now be displaying ads right from inside its browser. [More]

Mozilla Blacks Out Against SOPA & PIPA Without Leaving Firefox Users In The Lurch

Mozilla Blacks Out Against SOPA & PIPA Without Leaving Firefox Users In The Lurch

Mozilla is making its stance against SOPA and PIPA clear today, by joining the list of sites featuring a blackout page and a call to action to protest the anti-piracy acts. But while they take a stand, users seeking technical support for Mozilla products like Firefox will still be able to access that site and get security updates. [More]

Google And Mozilla Announce New "Do Not Track Me" Features

Google And Mozilla Announce New "Do Not Track Me" Features

Google and Mozilla have posted that they’re adding new features to their browsers that will let users opt out of being tracked by third-party advertisers. The move comes a few weeks after the FTC issued a report recommending browser software developers to implement such a mechanism. [More]

DRM Link Barf

  • Yahoo exec: Labels should sell music without DRM. How’d this guy get in?