Adobe Should Open-Source Flash Player, Petition Requires

Adobe recently announced that it would be killing off Flash Player by the end of 2020, and tech giants like Microsoft, Apple, and Google revealed plans to migrate to alternative solutions and ensure a smooth transition for all users.

But not everyone seems to be ready to let Flash Player go, especially given the impact it could have on the browsing experience, as millions of websites out there are believed to be using Flash content that would become obsolete once Adobe pulls the plug on its software.

A petition published on GitHub by developer Juha Lindstedt calls for Adobe to open-source Flash Player, explaining that otherwise “future generations can’t access the past and games, experiments, and websites would be forgotten.”

3,500 votes and counting

The petition goes on to explain that open-sourcing Flash… (read more)

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