Mozilla to abandon Firefox EULA

By Justin Mann on
A quick end has been brought to the controversy surrounding Mozilla and the EULA they include with Firefox. In a recent blog update, Mitchell Baker of Mozilla has announced that rather than re-writing the EULA as they'd originally planned, they will be abandoning it altogether. Instead, all that will ship with the browser is a notice about the license it comes with the one it has had for some time.

This should certainly appease those who found the concept of a EULA inside free, open source software to be distasteful. That's where this issue began, largely due to the negative connotations that come with a term like EULA. I am glad to see that Mozilla has sided with user opinion in this matter.

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