My Firefox is now running faster and better than ever.
They made a BUSINESS decision. It didn't take into account anybody's personal feelings or POV.
The threat of a boycott to a wounded business could be avoided by letting the guy go!
They were pragmatic in their approach.
If I were a stockholder and I knew my Board of Directors risked my investment and invited all the drama, etc., including a smothering media...over ONE expendable position....I'd be pissed.