OKCupid urges users to ditch Firefox for CEO’s anti-gay marriage campaign support

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Last Monday, Brendan Eich was appointed CEO of Mozilla. The American computer programmer and creator of the JavaScript scripting language is a co-founder of Mozilla, the company that manages the Firefox browser.

It was revealed in 2012 that Mr Eich donated $1,000 (£605) in 2008 to the campaign supporting California’s Proposition 8, whilst he was Mozilla’s chief technology officer.

The Prop 8 law banned same-sex marriages in the state and was finally struck down by the US Supreme after years of legal battles in June 2013.

Now dating website OKCupid is urging its members to switch browsers, showing this message to all Firefox users:-