> I did not ask for click-to-play
It can be disabled.
> I will say this if moz don't give us a way to fully disable this I will be uninstalling firefox
I'm sure plenty will feel likewise.
> I think this is really more a push to html5
That is a possibility, though I wouldn't expect that to be their reasons for wanting to do this. html5 will have (does have) its own issues.
So we need to stay apprised, see what's going on, see what their intentions are, & steer their decisions.