The Debian secretary, Manoj Srivastava, has resigned from the post in the wake of heated debate about the options available in the vote on the future of non-free binary blobs.
Read more here – or directly from his own words here
In his resignation email, Srivastava said “It has been made clear to me that the project no longer trusts me, and many consider that I have been the epitome of sleaze over the years, manipulating votes for my own ends. That hurts. I have also read planet. The amount of vitriol there makes it untenable for me to participate in any efforts to recover from this mess.”