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Topic: Firefox

Mozilla Calls for Stricter Net Neutrality Rules Browser maker files petition with FCC to reclassify the Internet

Mozilla on Monday offered an alternative to the Federal Communiations Commission’s controversial proposal to restore net neutrality. In a 17-page filing with the FCC, Mozilla outlined another approach that would classify the…

May 5, 2014, 5:53 PM EDT

Anti-Gay Marriage CEO Leaves Mozilla Tenure shortened by turmoil

Mozilla’s co-founder and recently named CEO, Brendan Eich, is stepping down after his anti-gay marriage support became a source of turmoil within and without the company. Eich rose to CEO less…

April 3, 2014, 5:00 PM EDT

WhatsApp and 7 Other Startups That Hated Advertising, Like Facebook Founder shows familiar disdain

The advertising world is used to tech startups that resist its charms, and WhatsApp’s founders are just the latest in a long line of techies who seem to have nothing…

February 20, 2014, 4:56 PM EST

Mozilla Embraces Native Ads in Firefox Browser Also developing editorial product called Voices

Mozilla is embracing advertising with sponsored content in its Web browser and potentially within a new editorial initiative it calls Voices. The developer of Firefox announced that it would sell…

February 12, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

Mozilla's Cookie-Blocking Plan Forces Ad Biz to Seek Alternatives DAA wants to make sure users can opt out of targeting

The Digital Advertising Alliance wants to be ready when Mozilla starts blocking cookies by default in its Firefox Web browser. Mozilla's cookie-blocking plan has been controversial from the start. As much…

October 8, 2013, 11:51 AM EDT

The Demise of Third-Party Cookies Could Help Premium Publishers Facebook and Google are well positioned

First Safari and now Firefox are blocking third-party companies from dropping cookies on publishers’ sites to protect users’ privacy. Those moves hurt revenues of the smaller publishers that depend on…

April 15, 2013, 10:11 PM EDT

IAB Escalates Attack on Firefox Privacy Browser Says new version will hurt small businesses on the Internet

The Interactive Advertising Bureau escalated its attack on Mozilla for its new Firefox browser that blocks third-party cookies by default, cutting ad networks dead in their tracks. Since late last month…

March 12, 2013, 4:09 PM EDT

Ad Networks Beware: Firefox to Block Third-Party Cookies New policy could squeeze online behavioral advertising

The Interactive Advertising Bureau' lashed out Saturday at a new Firefox policy to block third-party cookies, effectively cutting off ad networks' ability to track users. That could be put a…

February 24, 2013, 9:14 AM EST

Mozilla Protects Piracy-Enabling Add-On Browser defends MafiaaFire

Mozilla is fighting the man. The browser giant told U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement that it would not remove MafiaaFire from its add-on offerings. MafiaaFire assists users in circumventing ICE’s efforts…

May 6, 2011, 4:56 AM EDT

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