Google and Mozilla Block Kazakhstan’s Browser Spying Tool
Browser makers announced they would block the Kazakhstan government’s root certificate, which was designed to spy on citizens’ internet usage.
As Authoritarian Governments Surveil the Internet, Open Source Projects Decide How to Respond
Kazakhstan is telling citizens to download a cryptographic certificate, letting authorities monitor their traffic. Mozilla and Wikimedia are discussing how to respond from afar.
Firefox Will Give You a Fake Browsing History to Fool Advertisers
Using the 'Track THIS' tool opens up 100 tabs at a time that will make you seem like a hypebeast, a filthy rich person, a doomsday prepper, or an influencer.
Firefox’s New Plugin Blocks Facebook from Collecting Users’ Data When They’re Not on the Site
Mozilla, the internet company behind Firefox, has reacted aggressively to the Facebook data scandal, including introduce new user protections and cutting off its advertising on the social media site.
This Video Features 9 Hours of Pro-Net Neutrality Comments Read in a Soothing Voice
Mozilla recorded a selection of the more than 40,000 messages it has received.
Mozilla Is Offering a $2M Bounty to People Trying to Decentralize the Internet
Decentralized networking could bring the internet to those who need it most—rural communities and disaster victims.
We're Not Gonna Take It
Major Internet Companies Like Reddit and Mozilla Are Readying a Net Neutrality Protest
Annoyed at the plans to dismantle net neutrality regulations? You’re not alone.
Mozilla: The Firefox Attacks Wikileaks Gave to Us Were Already Fixed
Turns out three potential Firefox vulnerabilities found in a cache of alleged CIA files were dealt with in 2012 and 2014.
The Strange Case of a Hacked Dark Web Child Porn Site Just Got Stranger
Europol confirms it has documents related to Giftbox, a dark web child abuse site that was recently used to deploy a Tor Browser zero-day exploit.
Fake Pop-Up Exposes the Dark Side of the Information Age
The pop-up exhibition highlighted the subversive side of our daily digital practices.
Enter 'The Glass Room,' Where Privacy Goes To Die
A new temporary exhibition in New York City offers an up-close look at the tools of the surveillance state—and how to fight them.
Tor Project and Mozilla Making It Harder for Malware to Unmask Users
By making tweaks to how the Tor Browser connects to the anonymity network.