If you thought for a minute that the Firefox funding project for buying some big ad space in The New York Times would fail, guess what? You were wrong, big time.
The campaign run by 'Spread Firefox' started this Tuesday with the goal of getting over 2,000 people willing to donate $30 or more to the marketing fund within 10 days, or before Firefox reaches the 1.0 milestone. Today it was made public that over $100,000 has been already raised, good enough to buy at least a couple of spots in the NYT as first intended.
"We've definitely funded the ad and then some," Decrem said. "It's so impressive--the excitement around this and the numbers. People are coming out of nowhere to join in."