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They're not likely to abandon the free software aspect of Firefox. I can't imagine anyone at Mozilla considering turning a FOSS browser into a freemium proprietary product; for one, that would be a very efficient way to kill off their brand and community in one stroke.

What is being hinted at is providing services like VPN and secure storage in the cloud from within the Firefox browser. Services that have a real cost in terms of bandwidth and storage.

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