Yesterday Apple pushed out a Safari 3.1 update via Software Update on Windows. In a blog post, Mozilla CEO John Lilly describes why Mozilla feels Apple's decision is wrong -- and how moves like it can endanger the security of the Web. From John Lilly's blog:
What Apple is doing now with their Apple Software Update on Windows is wrong. It undermines the trust relationship great companies have with their customers, and that’s bad — not just for Apple, but for the security of the whole Web. What they did yesterday was to use their updater for iTunes to also install their Safari Web browser –what follows is some background and analysis.