He can't effectively lead Mozilla with that donation on his record. The board should have known that.
How about we let individuals and businesses decide where they're going to put their R&D money, not some ivory-tower bureaucrats who are firmly removed from reality?
Well, "individuals and business" seem to think that Baconnaise and Chocolate Chip Pancakes & Sausage on a Stick are the best way to spend R&D money, so . . . no.
You want news that pisses no one off? You're asking for a Chamber of Commerce newsletter, not a newspaper. And look how well read those are.
I write Chamber of Commerce newsletters for a living, you insensitive clod!
It's a reasonably well thought-out system.
I believe you that it's been thought-out, but I still quesiton the principle -- it creates a point of failure where none exited before, for no real purpose.
What about this one: Say I'm exiting my car at the shopping mall, and I happen to hesitate for a moment as I pass by the trunk. A helicopter happens to be passing overhead, so I don't notice sound of the lock opening, and I walk away none the wiser. A thief comes up behind me and steals my golf clubs.