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Ousting Mozilla CEO Is the Left's 'McCarthyism'

...Or so Andrew Sullivan argues; Will Oremus disagrees

(Newser) - Andrew Sullivan is often an ally to America's left, but he's definitely not cheering over the ouster of Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich over his opposition to gay marriage. "This is McCarthyism applied by civil actors. This is the definition of intolerance," The Dish maestro writes in... More »

Mozilla CEO Resigns Over Stance Against Gay Marriage

Brendan Eich is out after Prop 8 backlash

(Newser) - The CEO of Mozilla has resigned after only about a week on the job over his opposition to gay marriage, reports MarketWatch . Brendan Eich decided to step down "for Mozilla and our community," the company said today in a blog post . Eich's appointment as CEO began generating... More »

OKCupid Blocks Firefox in Gay Rights Stand

New Mozilla CEO was gay marriage opponent

(Newser) - New Mozilla CEO Brandon Eich's support of California's Proposition 8 against gay marriage has come back to haunt him. Dating site OKCupid is trying to steer Firefox users to other browsers, calling Eich "an opponent of equal rights for gay couples" for donating $1,000 to the... More »

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