OkCupid is Telling Its Users Not to Use Firefox, and the Reason Why is Kind of Awesome

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The Internet isn’t currently very happy with Brendan Eich. Last week the new CEO of Mozilla, which makes the popular Firefox browser, came under fire from both staff and the public after news broke that the exec had donated $1,000 in 2008 to an anti-LGBT campaign that supported California’s Proposition 8, which opposed same-sex marriage. (Prop 8 was ruled unconstitutional by a federal court in 2010, a decision that was only officially confirmed in June 2013.)

Online dating service OkCupid has its own message for Eich, which Firefox users will see upon logging into the site: We won’t support your service if you won’t support equal rights for gay couples. Eich recently published an open letter on his personal website, promising to establish a culture of inclusiveness at Mozilla, but he’s still the target of plenty of Internet trash talk. We can’t imagine this will help, but we applaud a site for actually doing something to change it rather than just talking about it.

[h/t @MikeIsaac]