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Mozilla co-founder quits Firefox veep role

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A longtime Mozilla Corporation VP has quit the open source outfit he co-founded in 1998.

Mike Shaver, who oversaw technical strategy for the past six years at the Firefox maker, confirmed he was hanging up his hot foxy boots in a blog post. Shaver was among those who founded the Mozilla Organization following the release of Netscape's web browser source code.

"I haven't yet decided what's next, though I have some exciting opportunities to explore. I am still truly, madly, deeply in love with Mozilla and the web it is building, and grateful for the opportunities that it’s created for me," he wrote.

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