Mozilla execs campaign against Microsoft's 'ballot screen' proposal

Mozilla executives began a concerted campaign to prod European Union (EU) antitrust regulators to demand more from Microsoft than the browser "ballot screen" Windows 7’ll offer users later this year. Both Mitchell Baker and Harvey Anderson, posted lengthy blogs, citing concerns with Microsoft's proposal and spelling out changes they want to see. John Lilly, Mozilla's current CEO, […]

Mozilla executives began a concerted campaign to prod European Union (EU) antitrust regulators to demand more from Microsoft than the browser "ballot screen" Windows 7’ll offer users later this year. Both Mitchell Baker and Harvey Anderson, posted lengthy blogs, citing concerns with Microsoft's proposal and spelling out changes they want to see. John Lilly, Mozilla's current CEO, confirmed that the messages from Mitchell and Anderson were part of a company-wide plan. "It's part of our effort to get across our point of view," he said in an interview. "In principle, [Microsoft's proposal] sounds good, but in practice, the way they implement it will make a big difference."