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Mozilla CEO Resigns Over Gay Marriage Controversy

Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich stepped down Thursday because of a controversy that erupted over Eich's $1,000 contribution to the "Yes on 8" campaign in 2008 supporting California's Proposition 8 ballot question banning same-sex marriage.

Eich, previously CTO of the open-source software organization known for developing the Firefox browser, was named CEO just last week. But Firefox employees and people outside the company took to Twitter and other social media calling on Eich to step down.