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Reports about some ISPs of Kazakhstan forcing people to install root certificates, resulting in MITM attacks:

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1567114

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/mozilla.dev.security.policy/wnuKAhACo3E/cpsvHgcuDwAJ

– people get SMS informing them about the need to install government-issued root certificates

#mozilla #kazakhstan #mitm #root #certificate #security #infosec #cybersecurity
 
Ultimately, there's not even a need to start from scratch on a new engine, #Servo is pretty far along and having even minimal resources invested into it from outside #Mozilla / #Samsung would surely help it towards a 1.0 much sooner.

If these companies are willing to work with Google, why not Mozilla?

I realize, it would be more work to get Servo production ready in the short term, but would maintaining a fork of Blink be so much easier as similar user-hostile changes pile up upstream?
 
HTML5 ping tracking – Firefox :firefox: will enable it by default:

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/mozilla-firefox-to-enable-hyperlink-ping-tracking-by-default/

– HTML5 ping attributes can be used to track people if they click a link (<a href=… ping=…>) by sending POST requests to an arbitrary amount of hosts
– tracking is possible without any JavaScript, or Cookies
– Steve Gibson talked about it in Security Now 709: https://mastodon.at/@infosechandbook/101899819296611698
– ping is enabled in Chrome, Opera, Edge, Safari by default

#html5 #ping #tracking #firefox #mozilla
 
Notes by Firefox от #Mozilla добавили темную тему.
#firefox #addons
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Mozilla starts to offer "Firefox Send" for file exchange, promises "encryption & controls at your fingertips":

https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2019/03/12/introducing-firefox-send-providing-free-file-transfers-while-keeping-your-personal-information-private/

#firefox #mozilla #send #firefoxsend #fileexchange #infosec #cybersecurity #security
Introducing Firefox Send, Providing Free File Transfers while Keeping your Personal Information Private
 
Exciting times! Yesterday there was a stunning 24 new apps added to #FDroid! Together with 33 updated existing apps.

#Fennec got a new icon (changed by #Mozilla).

@matrix's #Riot got a visual overhaul including a new icon!
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10 years later people actually think that it was #Google who nobly entered the browser wars to fight #Microsoft dominance.

https://lobste.rs/s/2jyxva/ex_edge_developer_blames_google_tricks#c_xuqcsq

As if #Mozilla didn't exist for the 10 years before that, keeping the very notion of multi-browser #web alive and gaining share from <1% to ~30%. #Chrome was a late-comer.
 
С нашим новым #дайджест ом ваш понедельник не будет таким тяжелым, а волосы станут мягкими и шелковистыми, как у Фёдора Бондарчука!

1. Распознавание лиц обвинило лицо на рекламе в переходе в неположенном месте https://nplus1.ru/news/2018/11/23/bus-jaywalking наша любимая тема :) #ИИ #AI #surveillance

Такое качество распознавания немного успокаивает мою паранойю, да.

2. Дополнения для обхода #Paywall удалены из каталогов #Chrome и #Mozilla https://www.opennet.ru/opennews/art.shtml?num=49701

И снова бой снаряда и брони.

3. Очередной отчет “Общества Защиты Интернета”. https://new.ozi-ru.org/indeks-svobody-interneta/kak-dushili-tajnu-svjazi/

Новости нашей Оруэлльщины. #Россия #Russia

Лайк-шер-репост, как грится! Вздрогнули! 🍻
 
Кто что уже знает про пасворд-менеджер от Мозиллы #Lockbox ? #Mozilla
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@marxistpenguinist you have to admit that a lot less people using #RSS readers than they did at it's peak, and as a consequence, #Mozilla are considering removing the live bookmarks reader from #Firefox, and sites will be looking at their long-term support plan and wondering how long continuing to support RSS / Atom feeds will be worthwhile.
 
#Mozilla begrudgingly implements tracking protection by default, after being shamed into it yet again by Safari, the DuckDuckGo browser, and Gnome Web (just the ones I know who implemented it first) and talks a good talk while still having Google as its default search engine and continuing to get hundreds of millions from Google/Alphabet, Inc. – the largest surveillance capitalist in the world. (Mozilla Corp is ~entirely funded by surveillance capitalism.)

Hyprocrites.
Changing Our Approach to Anti-tracking
 
@shura @rplatonov да, #mozilla становится тормозной, совсем погрязла в бюрократии. Хватается за кучу проектов, распыляя силы, а тем временем доля #firefox всё падает и падает
 
Я так и знал!
#Mozilla уличила #Google в замедлении #YouTube в сторонних браузерах
 
Let's make the Web free again, support open standards/protocols and decentralize everything.

"You never change things by fighting the existing reality.
To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete."

R. Buckminster Fuller

@peertube @pixelfed @Gargron @framasoft

https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2018/07/11/royalty-free-web-video-codecs/

#opensource #codecs #freesoftware #mozilla #buckminsterfuller #quotes
An Invisible Tax on the Web: Video Codecs
 
Ребята, к теме блокнотов всяких. Попалась статья, что и #Mozilla сделала нечто под крылом #Firefox. Firefox Notes - https://www.xda-developers.com/notes-by-firefox-google-keep-alternative/

У кого андроид, кто попробует?
Notes by Firefox is a simple Google Keep/Evernote alternative for Firefox users
 
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