Mozilla IOT Gateway Spun Off To New Independent Project?

Read this in my RSS Slashdot feed just now:

Q: IS IT TRUE ? The new web site mentioned below appears to be fishing for contact information right away.

“tola writes: Following a round of layoffs at Mozilla, their WebThings IoT platform is being spun out as an independent open source project by former employees, with a new commercial sponsor. WebThings is an open platform for monitoring and controlling devices over the web, built on W3C Web of Things standards. It includes WebThings Gateway which is a software distribution for smart home gateways focused on privacy, security and interoperability and the WebThings Framework which is a collection of re-usable software components to help developers build their own web things. The project will be renamed from “Mozilla WebThings” to “WebThings” and will move to a new home at Users will be able to opt-in to receive software updates from the new community run update servers and be offered the opportunity to transition to a replacement remote tunnelling service before Mozilla servers are shut down at the end of the year”

Yes, see here: An Important Update on Mozilla WebThings