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+ - Was Brendan Eich removed to get closed source DRM into Firefox?

Submitted by rotorbudd
rotorbudd (1242864) writes "From Vox Popoli:
"Eich stood firmly in the way of Mozilla incorporating DRM into Firefox. Now that he's gone, and his technological authority with him, Mozilla immediately caved to Hollywood interests. It's also interesting to note that the justification for Mozilla making this change is given as fear that users will abandon them. That demonstrates that the campaign to #uninstallfirefox was based on a sound principle, even if it was not quite as successful as I would have liked it to be.""
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Was Brendan Eich removed to get closed source DRM into Firefox?

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