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Mozilla, CIRA to Upgrade Canada’s Online Privacy Through Firefox

As part of its efforts to enhance the privacy of as many Canadians as possible, CIRA has today announced that CIRA Canadian Shield has been chosen as the default DNS over HTTPS service for Firefox users in Canada. CIRA Canadian Shield serves more than 500 million queries each day, protecting the privacy and security of...

Mozilla VPN Officially Launches in Canada for $5 USD/Month

Mozilla has officially launched its VPN service in Canada, and the company says that it plans to expand it to more regions and platforms in the coming months. According to a blog post from Mozilla, the $4.99 USD monthly service will  be available initially in the US, Canada, the UK, Singapore, Malaysia and New Zealand. Mozilla...

Mozilla, Twitter, and Other Tech Companies Ask US Legislators to Prohibit Warrantless Collection of Browsing Data

A group of seven internet companies are vowing to stand up for the privacy of its users this week when the United States House of Representatives considers the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act of 2020. According to a new report from CNET, Mozilla, Engine, Reddit, Reform Government Surveillance, Twitter, i2Coalition, and Patreon have asked four US legislators...

Mozilla’s Firefox Send Encrypted File-Transfer Service Exits Beta on Desktop

Mozilla today announced the formal launch of Firefox Send, a file-sharing service that got its start as one of the organization's "Test Pilot" experiments. [caption id="attachment_284330" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Mozilla[/caption] According to a new blog post from Mozilla, the nonprofit behind the popular open-source Firefox web browser, its new encrypted self-destructing file-sharing platform, Firefox Send, is now out of...

Firefox for iOS Update Features Improved Security, Tracking Protection

Mozilla has released a new version of Firefox for iOS, with improved security for everyday browsing and handy new features for iPad owners. The popular web browser for iOS devices now includes default Tracking Protection for both regular and private browsing, reads a blog post from Mozilla. The feature uses a list from Disconnect to identify and...

Mozilla Acquires Read-Later Service Pocket

Mozilla has acquired Pocket today—formerly known as Read-It-Later—which has over 10 million users, for an undisclosed sum (via The Verge). Both companies have worked closely over the years, with Pocket set as Firefox browser’s default read-it-later service since 2015. The move is seen by Mozilla to reach more mobile users, an area where it has...

Mozilla Launches ‘Firefox Focus’ Private Browser for iOS

Mozilla has just announced the launch of a new 'Firefox Focus’ browser for iPhone and iPad, which is a free and easy to use privacy browser, with the ability to automatically block a wide range of online trackers. You can quickly erase your history, passwords and cookies, so you won’t get followed by things like unwanted ads....

Mozilla Working on Firefox Browser for iOS Devices

Last year, Mozilla made it clear that Firefox will not make its way onto iOS devices until Apple changes its ways towards third party browsers. But today, the company has officially acknowledged in a press release that it is experimenting with the iOS platform (via TechCrunch). In addition, Firefox release manager Lukas Blakk also Tweeted earlier today, "we’re going to...