After Eich resigns, conservatives slam Mozilla—and call for boycott
Will we soon see the day in which each faction in a political battle backs only its “own” technical products—one side using only Google, the other using only Bing—based on the personal views of the CEOs?
I hope so and I hope it spreads to affect all big corporations.
It would be ideal if corporations started being viewed more like human institutions than some amorphous safe haven for rotten behavior all in the name of people being able to hide behind non-human, corporate non-accountability via an artificial wall of paperwork and legalese. The wall between themselves and greater society needs to come down. Bring down the wall.
Besides, corporations asked for this.
Corporations wanted to be treated like people with free speech rights, etc. - They got it.
Corporations wanted to be treated like people and be able to make unlimited donations to candidates in campaign ads, etc. in order to drown out the speech of average Americans. - They got it.
Corporations wanted to be treated like people and be able to sue for libel, etc. - They got it.
Well, you got what you asked for, corporations. We are now going to pick you apart and see what kind of “people” you really are, just like we should have been doing in the first place.
It’s time for all these people (corporations) to understand that there’s a line drawn in the sand on many issues. Just like all other public people, it’s time for you to choose a side and deal with the benefits and potential consequences from choosing those sides.
If you, as a corporation, want to attack civil rights, we will come at you like any other person deserves.
Welcome to the bed you made, corporations. Congrats, you’re “people” now! You got it.