Firefox’s birthday present to us: Teaching tech titans about DIY upstarts

As Lilly notes:

[The Firefox vs. IE history] puts the current mobile wars in real relief. Apple versus Google is an amazing battle of Goliaths – but it’s clear that we need a purely-public-benefit player to step in to keep both players more honest and focused on doing what’s right for humans. Firefox OS is a first step towards that.

Lest we forget