It would be bad for business for Eich to have done anything but continue providing a service that many use without political controversy.
While I find most boycotts silly and unnecessary, they are always the preferable route (over government force) to changing the marketplace.
For one, Eich’s views are wrong, but they are completely irrelevant to how he’d run the browser company.
It’s not as though Firefox would suddenly veer into anti-gay territory, complete with a “Prop 8 Toolbar” or something.
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OKCupid targeting the browser Firefox was good business for them and even better marketing, especially since they’re competing with giants like and e Harmony.
On a site that’s all about relationships, in the hyper competitive world of online dating, the positioning makes perfect sense of OKCupid.
“Will he now be forced to walk through the streets in shame? “If this is the gay rights movement today – hounding our opponents with a fanaticism more like the religious right than anyone else – then count me out,” he concluded.
“If we are about intimidating the free speech of others, we are no better than the anti-gay bullies who came before us.” Sullivan is certainly onto something here.