CNN: Mozilla CEO Firing Spurring Second Thoughts in 'Gay Tech Movement'

'Right away, there was outrage from the gay community--specifically, the gay tech community in California'

Brendan Eich resigns as Mozilla CEO after anti-gay flap (New York Daily News)

A newly promoted tech CEO who contributed money to an effort to ban gay marriage in California resigned Thursday, days after dating site OkCupid.com outed him as “an opponent of equal rights.”

Brendan Eich, a co-founder of Mozilla, was named CEO of the company last month, sparking outrage among board members of the nonprofit, which created the Firefox Internet browser, as well as users of the free service.

 

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