Yes, you read that correct Mozilla Exec, Asa Dotzler is recommending Firefox users to use Microsoft’s Bing Search Engine. Apparently this was sparked by some comments made regarding Google’s privacy by Google CEO Eric Schmidt.
Schmidt was talking about laws in the US, but the way he worded his beliefs did not sit well with privacy advocates—and a whole lot of other folks—including Dotzler. Microsoft has to respect the Patriot Act and other laws just as Google does, but after seeing Schmidt’s comments, Dotzler decided that Firefox users need to be reminded of Bing’s existence.
Source: Ars Technica