“Occupy Flash, a group dedicated to seeing the end of the Flash platform, has called on all PC users to uninstall the Flash Player plugin from their desktop browsers,” Electronista reports. “The group calls themselves ‘The movement to rid the world of the Flash Player plugin.’ As far as the group is concerned, the death of mobile Flash is not enough, and it wants to see the end of all Flash development.”
Electronista reportsThe group has posted the following statement on the matter: ‘Why, you ask? Why does it matter, when Adobe has already neutered the platform by publicly killing Flash on mobile devices? Why does it matter when HTML5 has clearly won the fight for the future of our web browsing? Well, as we’ve seen with other outdated web technologies…as long as software is installed on machines, there will be a contingent of decision makers who mandate its use, and there will be a requirement of continued support, the plugin will live on, and folks will continue to develop for it.’
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‘Occupy Flash’ seeks to rid world of Adobe Flash – November 17, 2011