Why did you fire you CEO and give in to GLAAD's hypocritical BS? I have removed your browser and will write each and every board member for your actions!
I intend to tell all of my friends to remove Mozilla from their machines and to stop using any Mozilla product because of your bigoted firing of your CEO. That's right, bigotry can be claimed both ways, GLAAD's way and the side I stand one (the majority of the population).
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hello mjas515p, the premise of your statement is not accurate: brendan wasn't fired. he made the personal decision to step down from his role among all this ongoing frenzy and mischaracterization of him as a person and the mozilla community, in order to avert any further damage to mozilla and its mission to advance the open web - so his intentions were just the opposite of what you are trying to achieve with a call for boycott.
since this forum is a place to provide technical support for mozilla products and such kind of discussions don't belong in here, i'm going to close this thread. (also refer to the Forum rules and guidelines)
please take any concerns you might have on the subject to the governance mailing list located at https://lists.mozilla.org/listinfo/governance instead.
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15) Brendan was encouraged by the board to remain at Mozilla in some other capacity, but Brendan felt that for the good of the project it was necessary to completely sever ties.
Our organizational culture reflects diversity and inclusiveness. We welcome contributions from everyone regardless of age, culture, ethnicity, gender, gender-identity, language, race, sexual orientation, geographical location and religious views. Mozilla supports equality for all. We have employees with a wide diversity of views. Our culture of openness extends to encouraging staff and community to share their beliefs and opinions in public. This is meant to distinguish Mozilla from most organizations and hold us to a higher standard. We absolutely believe both in equality and freedom of speech. Sometimes standing for both at the same time can be hard. A CEO needs to be able to lead, and under the circumstances in the last week with the scrutiny over this issue, Brendan made a personal choice to step down from the role.
Any article you read that claimed he was fired or forced to resign by Mozilla is incorrect as they must have not used a reliable source.
I think if he had not became CEO (for the very short time he was) and stayed as CTO he might likely still be at Mozilla and the backlash towards Mozilla and Brendan that came about due to his donation back in 2008 might not have happened as it only really happened when he became ceo.