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How you can push back against Mozilla/Firefox's gay marriage thuggery
NC Register ^ | April 7, 2014 | Jimmy Akin

Posted on 04/07/2014 7:04:06 AM PDT by NYer

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What You Can Do

It is important that people give Mozilla pushback--and a lot of it--because the less people suffer the consequences of this kind of behavior, the more it will be invited in the future.

You want Christians to experience a new and even worse persecution than what they're facing now? Do nothing.

You want to fight back? Here's what you can do . . .

 

1) Mozilla has a web page where you can leave feedback on its Firefox browser.

THAT WEB PAGE IS HERE.

At the time of this writing, the feedback in the last day has been 93% negative, and many of the comments are withering. You can read them here.

 

2) You can tell them of your displeasure by social media, including:


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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Computers/Internet; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: brendaneich; california; code; firefox; freespeech; homosexual; homosexualagenda; marriage; mozilla; programming; proposition8; tolerance
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1 posted on 04/07/2014 7:04:06 AM PDT by NYer
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To: Tax-chick; GregB; Berlin_Freeper; SumProVita; narses; bboop; SevenofNine; Ronaldus Magnus; tiki; ...
4) If you own a web page, you can install code that either blocks Firefox and redirects users to a page explaining why Mozilla needs pushback or you can install code that doesn't block Firefox but does cause Firefox users to receive a notification concerning the situation.

HERE'S INFO ON THAT.

2 posted on 04/07/2014 7:04:36 AM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: NYer
Thanks for the extra ideas.

I have already expressed my displeasure though one channel, and removed Firefox from my computers/tablets/phones.

3 posted on 04/07/2014 7:05:43 AM PDT by Gamecock (If the cross is not foolishness to the lost world then we have misrepresented the cross." S.L.)
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To: NYer

Good info, NYer. Thanks.

If even HALF of all Christians would ACT like Christians by “having nothing to do with the works of darkness” in this world, we could turn the culture around in breakneck speed.


4 posted on 04/07/2014 7:07:17 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: NYer

Eich needs to sue Mozilla for a hostile work environment and the reason for his firing. He most likely would win.


5 posted on 04/07/2014 7:09:13 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Gamecock
I have already expressed my displeasure though one channel, and removed Firefox from my computers/tablets/phones.

An excellent reminder to all!


6 posted on 04/07/2014 7:09:51 AM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: fwdude; NYer

Please note that Mozilla is more than just Firefox. Mozilla represents a huge portion of the open source community and trying to boycott them is akin to trying to boycott General Mills or Proctor & Gamble.

Please remember, the very vocal minority spoke up and got this man to resign. I know 3 very close friends who work for the Mozilla Foundation and they are disgusted by this. Not everyone involved at Mozilla is evil!


7 posted on 04/07/2014 7:09:56 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: NYer

Firefox has now been purged from my office machine, and all of my home machines.

There is a good side, however, thanks to the gay mafia, I have gone from a somewhat supporter to adamant disser.

Shove it, gays, you know you do, we know you do.

Just do your d*med shoving in private, and be sure to clean up afterwards...we have to live with you.


8 posted on 04/07/2014 7:10:37 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: NYer

Firefox, you’re fired!


9 posted on 04/07/2014 7:11:19 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: NYer

How does using Chrome constitute pushback. Google probably agrees with Mozilla’s action.


10 posted on 04/07/2014 7:18:00 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished)
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To: rarestia
I know 3 very close friends who work for the Mozilla Foundation and they are disgusted by this

Tell them this isn't personal but corporate.

From what I can find out Mozilla gets like 70% of it's funding from people using Firefox's search bar. So just don't use that. Or better yet replace Firefox with another browser like Pale Moon.

11 posted on 04/07/2014 7:18:45 AM PDT by McGruff (Want to hurt Mozilla? Don't use Firefox's search bar. That is their money maker.)
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To: NYer
Compare Phil Robertson and Brendan Eich

One was willing to stand up for his beliefs and ultimately prevailed. The other slithered away when faced with a controversy thereby making it easier for his foes to persecute others.

Imagine for a moment that you are a 30 year old moving up the ladder in the tech industry.

As a traditional guy you supported and even gave money to Prop 8 and because of this somewhere your name is on a list. Right now their are people going over that list looking to destroy you and your career. You need to be very afraid because of Brendan Eich.

12 posted on 04/07/2014 7:18:49 AM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: McGruff

Never used FF’s search bar. I use DDG or IxQuick. FF is the best browser, IMO, and I use Thunderbird for mail. Cutting out Mozilla is not the answer, IMO. I just refuse to funnel money to them through search or other means.


13 posted on 04/07/2014 7:23:37 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: NYer

The only way to “push back” is to not use it, and to tell your friends what happened so they wont use it. This is the only calculus Mozilla will understand.


14 posted on 04/07/2014 7:24:19 AM PDT by DesScorp
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To: luvbach1

Chrome is even more of a disaster than FF, and going back to IE is like driving without a seatbelt... or airbags... or a windshield... or doors... okay, it’s like riding a bike on an interstate.


15 posted on 04/07/2014 7:25:56 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: NYer
User complaints are unimportant.

90% of Mozilla's revenue comes from Google

The ONLY thing that matters is keeping gay-friendly Google happy, and this uproar does not affect Google.

16 posted on 04/07/2014 7:26:18 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

“Eich needs to sue Mozilla for a hostile work environment and the reason for his firing. He most likely would win.”

Doubtful. Several years ago at my large corporate workplace I refused to “celebrate gay pride” and expressed my displeasure with posters placed in the break room suggesting I do so. I used buzz phrases like “hostile work environment” and “discrimination”. I was, without ambiguity, led to believe I would be sent off for reeducation (sensitivity training) if I pursued. I guess I should be thankful for simply being forced into silence.


17 posted on 04/07/2014 7:27:44 AM PDT by bk1000 (A clear conscience is a sure sign of a poor memory)
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To: NYer

Kudos to those in previous threads recommending the work-alike Pale Moon browser to replace Firefox – very close to the same experience, and the Import function brought in nearly every configuration setting & my extensions.

Now if its authors keep their noses clean politically, I think we’ll stick with this app…


18 posted on 04/07/2014 7:28:59 AM PDT by mikrofon (Mozilla: Open Source, Closed Minds)
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To: rarestia; fwdude
Please note that Mozilla is more than just Firefox. Mozilla represents a huge portion of the open source community and trying to boycott them is akin to trying to boycott General Mills or Proctor & Gamble.

You begin with small steps, chipping away at a a large structure. This is how the GLBT community prevailed, one step at a time until their voices turned into victories.

Please remember, the very vocal minority spoke up and got this man to resign. I know 3 very close friends who work for the Mozilla Foundation and they are disgusted by this. Not everyone involved at Mozilla is evil!

No one is suggesting the staff are all in agreement or that they are evil. If, as you say, this group represents a minority, then perhaps the majority should also take a more vocal stance, rather than back down, like sheep.

19 posted on 04/07/2014 7:30:37 AM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: Last Dakotan
One was willing to stand up for his beliefs and ultimately prevailed. The other slithered away when faced with a controversy thereby making it easier for his foes to persecute others.

Brendan Eich didn't own the company. He was ousted by the Board.

And as aside, I wonder how Eich's contribution became public knowledge. Did the IRS out him?

20 posted on 04/07/2014 7:31:40 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: NYer

“4) If you own a web page, you can install code that either blocks Firefox and redirects users to a page explaining why Mozilla needs pushback or you can install code that doesn’t block Firefox but does cause Firefox users to receive a notification concerning the situation.
HERE’S INFO ON THAT.”

Just posted this to the Mozilla feedback site! :)


21 posted on 04/07/2014 7:32:36 AM PDT by Oregon Betsy Ross
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To: NYer

And choose what? Chrome? Google is an even bigger advocate of the gay agenda. Boycotts aren’t what they used to be. Most companies are owned by large conglomerates that could care less about your political stance. A 1% drop won’t reduce corporate bonuses by a drop; it will only mean less of a Christmas bonus to the employees at the bottom of the totem pole. Worst case, some of those folks will get laid off while the executives continue laughing at your efforts.


22 posted on 04/07/2014 7:33:16 AM PDT by Marko413
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To: PapaBear3625
The ONLY thing that matters is keeping gay-friendly Google happy, and this uproar does not affect Google.

Then perhaps users should switch browsers. How about Bing? Thank you for sharing that research with thread visitors.

23 posted on 04/07/2014 7:33:27 AM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: Marko413

See post #23.


24 posted on 04/07/2014 7:34:35 AM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: NYer

“Chrome” is based entirely on “Chromium”, which has no connection to Google. You can safely install Chromium without worrying that you’re stuck with “we’re not evil” Google.


25 posted on 04/07/2014 7:44:23 AM PDT by Little Pig (Vi Veri Veniversum Vivus Vici.)
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To: NYer

thx for posting this.


26 posted on 04/07/2014 7:47:55 AM PDT by sauropod (Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
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To: rarestia

Isn’t IxQuick powered by Google?
Who do we trust where do we go when they are all in cahoots?.


27 posted on 04/07/2014 7:51:40 AM PDT by peteyd (A dog may bite you in the ass,but it will never stab you in the back.)
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To: PapaBear3625
Good work there.


28 posted on 04/07/2014 7:55:02 AM PDT by McGruff (Want to hurt Mozilla? Don't use Firefox's search bar. That is their money maker.)
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To: NYer

I use BING...


29 posted on 04/07/2014 7:55:59 AM PDT by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: NYer

Impressive that the negative “spike” is not it’s forth day.

Also interesting that even before this hit the “sad” number many times out numbered the “happiest”. Maybe that is natural, since people are more likely to bitch than praise, but maybe not.


30 posted on 04/07/2014 8:04:05 AM PDT by DManA
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To: DManA

Not = now.


31 posted on 04/07/2014 8:04:24 AM PDT by DManA
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To: RoosterRedux

California law outed Eich.


32 posted on 04/07/2014 8:10:49 AM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: RoosterRedux
I wonder how Eich's contribution became public knowledge. Did the IRS out him?

A California judge ruled that contributions to the traditional marriage act had to be made public. The Gaystoppo keeps track of the contributors and their careers. They attack whenever they see an opportunity.

In Oregon, a couple will soon open a small store in Portland. The Gaystoppo searched their Facebook page, found some traditional marriage comments and stirred the pot, getting the Oregonian to "out" them and target them.

The new McCarthyism: "Do you NOW,. . . . or have you EVER . . supported traditional marriage?"

33 posted on 04/07/2014 8:39:34 AM PDT by aimhigh (John 14:21)
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To: mikrofon
Kudos to those in previous threads recommending the work-alike Pale Moon browser to replace Firefox – very close to the same experience, and the Import function brought in nearly every configuration setting & my extensions.

I just downloaded and installed it. You need the profile import tool to bring in all of your Firefox settings, addons, and bookmarks.

It's based on Firefox code, looks and quacks like Firefox and appears to behave like it in every way that matters. Most users will never notice the difference.

34 posted on 04/07/2014 8:46:30 AM PDT by Spirochete (Does the FedGov have the attributes of a legitimate government?)
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To: PapaBear3625
I won't use Chrome for that reason -- homosexual friendly.

 

Catechism of the Catholic Church

2357 Homosexuality refers to relations between men or between women who experience an exclusive or predominant sexual attraction toward persons of the same sex. It has taken a great variety of forms through the centuries and in different cultures. Its psychological genesis remains largely unexplained. Basing itself on Sacred Scripture, which presents homosexual acts as acts of grave depravity, tradition has always declared that "homosexual acts are intrinsically disordered." They are contrary to the natural law. They close the sexual act to the gift of life. They do not proceed from a genuine affective and sexual complementarity. Under no circumstances can they be approved.


35 posted on 04/07/2014 8:54:28 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: luvbach1
How does using Chrome constitute pushback. Google probably agrees with Mozilla’s action.

Chrome is just a temporary parking spot for me until I can find a browser that is not completely sodomized. The move itself should speak volumes.

36 posted on 04/07/2014 9:04:09 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: aimhigh; who_would_fardels_bear

Thx.


37 posted on 04/07/2014 9:09:04 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: pollywog

SeaMonkey.

the closest to the much-missed (by me at least) Netscape Communicator Suite.


38 posted on 04/07/2014 9:23:22 AM PDT by hoosierham (Freedom isn't free)
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To: NYer

I installed the Pale Moon browser yesterday and uninstalled Fire Fox. Then sent Mozilla a message via their own blog.

The Pale Moon install was easy and looks and feels like Fire Fox... except it is faster. There is an optional conversion program for bookmarks and history. Works fine!


39 posted on 04/07/2014 9:53:59 AM PDT by ataDude (Its like 1933, mixed with the Carter 70s, plus the books 1984 and Animal Farm, all at the same time.)
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To: ataDude

Oh, BTW... I haven’t used google as a search engine for several years. Duckduckgo or Bing is it for me.


40 posted on 04/07/2014 9:58:24 AM PDT by ataDude (Its like 1933, mixed with the Carter 70s, plus the books 1984 and Animal Farm, all at the same time.)
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To: Spirochete

Yep. It runs just like Firefox, but without the hypocrisy.


41 posted on 04/07/2014 10:19:31 AM PDT by loucon
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To: Spirochete

Yep, you’re right in that you have to use the separate import tool to bring in your Firefox profile settings, it’s not part of Pale Moon – thanks…

I’ve had some minor issues with the Tab Utilities interface & certain of its controls operating correctly, but as you noted fundamentally it works the same as FF. One other plus for me is that the Speech Recognition I require always would crash the later versions of Firefox, but it works pretty well in PM.


42 posted on 04/07/2014 10:34:46 AM PDT by mikrofon (Browser BUMP)
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To: hoosierham

Seamonkey is powered by Mozilla!!!


43 posted on 04/07/2014 10:38:33 AM PDT by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: ataDude

okay answer me this question... what does it mean that these are “ Powered by Mozilla”???
I just looked into SeaMonkey and now Pale Moon, both saying Powered by Mozilla.


44 posted on 04/07/2014 10:45:16 AM PDT by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: peteyd

I use primarily DDG. I do, however, use Bing and Google for work-related searches, as they’re the quickest to resolve technical support questions.


45 posted on 04/07/2014 10:53:44 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: NYer

The minorities often occupy C-level positions and roam the halls of HR. The majority could speak up, but the folks in talent acquisition could find 50 other bodies to replace those “rabble rousers.”


46 posted on 04/07/2014 10:55:20 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: NYer

My comment:

The harasssment of Brendan Eich because he was not 100% on board lockstep with the homonazi agenda makes me sick, disgusted and outraged. I’ve used FIrefox for years but today will be deleting it and finding another alternative.

The homofascist agenda has to be rolled back - is sodomy the only thing in the world important to you freaks?

Now I need to find something to use that isn’t Firefox.


47 posted on 04/07/2014 11:19:56 AM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: RoosterRedux
Brendan Eich didn't own the company. He was ousted by the Board.

He resigned, I would have made them fire me for my religious beliefs.

48 posted on 04/07/2014 11:52:07 AM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: NYer

That could be fun. A big warning popup.

“Cock blocked by the gaystapo.”


49 posted on 04/07/2014 12:04:42 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: pollywog

From what I’ve read, Fire Fox is open source. The creators of Blue Moon stripped some of the critical “open” FF code and created a kind of clone. Pale Moon is NOT owned or operated by Mozilla.


50 posted on 04/07/2014 1:53:11 PM PDT by ataDude (Its like 1933, mixed with the Carter 70s, plus the books 1984 and Animal Farm, all at the same time.)
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