“Mob rule: Mozilla CEO forced out over $1000 Prop 8 donation made six years ago”

For the crime of holding the same position on gay marriage as Barack Obama did at the time – a position he hasn’t even discussed much, and has never attempted to impose upon Mozilla in any way – Eich got to meet with Mister Mayhem.

 He resigned from both his corporate CEO post and the board of the Mozilla nonprofit organization on Thursday, after the sound of thundering jackboots became too loud for the company to ignore. Mozilla announced his departure in a blog post: