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‘Occupy Flash’ Wants Adobe’s Plugin to Die Now, Not Later
November 21, 2011, 7:37 pm
Filed under: Decentralization, freedombox, Hacking, Softwarepatents | Tags: , ,

It wasn’t enough for Adobe to put the kibosh on the mobile version of its Flash media plugin—a group riffing on the Occupy Wall Street movement wants to see Flash buried six feet under.

Flash Player is dead,” argue the site’s operators in a manifesto. “Its time has passed. It’s buggy. It crashes a lot. It requires constant security updates. It doesn’t work on most mobile devices. It’s a fossil, left over from the era of closed standards and unilateral corporate control of web technology.”

Occupy Flash describes itself as “the movement to rid the world of the Flash Player plugin.” Its site certainly looks the part, an art deco-style fist thrust high in the air above a banner framing Adobe’s Flash logo beneath a “no” symbol. The site’s goal: “To get the world to uninstall the Flash Player plugin from their desktop browsers.”

(MORE: Hey Adobe, Thanks for Seeing the (Flash) Light) Read more: http://techland.time.com/2011/11/18/occupy-flash-wants-adobes-plugin-to-die-now-not-later/#ixzz1eMmNNin7

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