Stanford University’s Center for Internet and Society dove into the nitty-gritty of online privacy today, announcing a Cookie Clearinghouse that will develop and maintain an “allow list” and “block list” to help refine which websites should be allowed to set cookies in a user’s browser.
Mozilla’s latest patch to its Firefox browser blocks cookies from domains with which the user has not previously engaged in an effort to make Web browsing more transparent to users, the company said today.
Firefox 17 Web browser boasts access to a Facebook messaging sidebar, Mozilla announced today.
Everything.me raised $25 million in series C funding with participation from the non-profit software company Mozilla, the companies announced today. As a non-profit, Mozilla doesn’t typically invest in startups.
Facebook Test Makes Comments on Page Posts More Like Web Plug-in (Inside Facebook)
Facebook has given us an update on its latest test for page post comments: in addition to a new option to reply to specific comments, the entire thread will be sorted by an algorithm to put the most engaging comments higher. Page administrators are also able to reply directly to comments via a “reply” option.
The nonprofit software company Mozilla today launched Popcorn Maker, a tool that allows users to add their own content to any video. Users can add photos, maps, links and social media feeds directly from their browser, according to Mozilla.
Mozilla, the maker of the world’s most popular Internet browser, has released the latest version of its Firefox 4 Beta browser, including the much-promised “Do Not Track” feature designed to protect consumers against targeted advertising and amidst strong privacy c
Tech nerds developing software by day, unveiling privacy threats by night: is this the wave of the future? If the latest case of a privacy breach by Mozilla is any example then, yes, and the future is here.
The good news for Internet users concerned about their privacy online? Mozilla is reportedly exploring putting anti-tracking features on its popular Firefox browser so that users can keep their online activities from being monitored. The bad news? Mozilla recently rejected a more powerful privacy protection tool under pressure from the advertising industry. Can capitalism and online privacy co-exist?