Mozilla is adding a dedicated social tracking protection component and it’s slated for release with Firefox 70.
If you use your internet service provider’s default DNS, they can see everything you do on the web. It comes as no surprise that ISPs don’t like privacy tools like Mozilla’s DNS over HTTPS (DoH) technology in Firefox. The UK Internet Services Providers’ Association (ISPA) declared Mozilla a 2019 Villain, alongside President Trump.
ISPA Internet Villain
Mozilla – for their proposed approach to introduce DNS-over-HTTPS in such a way as to bypass UK filtering obligations and parental controls, undermining internet safety standards in the UK
Andrew Orr and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the Mac’s value to scientists and the new tracking project from Mozilla.
Yesterday Mozilla announced a new project called Track THIS that aims to fool advertisers. It lets you pretend to be someone else for a while.
Mozilla Corporation CEO Chris Beard said on Friday that premium Firefox features will come in the future, like a VPN and secure cloud storage.
Firefox is about to get a lot faster. Its parent company Mozilla said that the latest version of the browsers is twice as fast as before.
In the latest news of anticompetitive corporate behavior, a former Mozilla executive said Google sabotaged Firefox for years.
“When Chrome launched things got complicated, but not in the way you might expect. They had a competing product now, but they didn’t cut ties, break our search deal – nothing like that. In fact, the story we kept hearing was, ‘We’re on the same side. We want the same things’,” the former Mozilla exec said.
I encourage everyone to read the Twitter thread.
Bryan Chaffin joins host Kelly Guimont today to talk about the rise of cashless stores, and Mozilla’s petition to “improve” iOS ad tracking.
Mozilla has a petition calling on Apple to add a feature to iOS that changes the advertising ID every month. Here’s why that’s not needed.
Firefox Send is a free tool that lets you send encrypted files up to 1GB in size, or 2.5GB if you sign in with a Firefox account.
What sets Send apart is its ease of use. It works in any browser; just go to send.firefox.com. Upload or drag and drop files, and Send will generate a link that you can set to expire after a certain number of downloads—up to 100—or a certain amount of time, ranging from five minutes to seven days.
Being able to use any browser is probably the best part about this tool.
Firefox is getting a feature from the Tor Browser called letterboxing, making it more difficult for advertisers to see your window size.
Quantum is being seen as a major effort to gain back market share from Google’s Chrome with a new “Photon” user interface and a new, speedier engine.
A recent video of Steve Jobs talking about corporate leadership and product vision has reawakened a debate about Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Jeff Butts never thought someone could register a domain name that looked exactly like apple.com, but then he saw the latest vulnerability of several major browsers. Follow along as he dissects the Punycode phishing attack, looking at why it works and how you can avoid it.