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Mozilla Responds: Firefox is Independent

Nov 15, 2007, 15:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Soghoian)

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"In this interview, Mozilla's technology strategist Mike Shaver responds to and rejects recent claims that Firefox and Google are getting a bit too close for comfort. Mozilla is independent, he says, with or without Google's $56 million.

"I received a fair bit of criticism for a blog post that I wrote last week describing what I believe is the extremely close relationship between Google and Mozilla. Mozilla's PR people complained, Firefox developers left critical comments in the blog post itself, and I received a number of e-mails from upset individuals. All had concerns with the claims and the general tone of my blog post. In order to try and clear things up, I had a chat with Mike Shaver, the technology strategist for Mozilla (the for-profit company holding the rights and purse strings for Firefox)..."

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