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Cameron Kaiser: Time to sink the Admiral (or, why using the DMCA to block adblockers is a bad move)

One of the testing steps I have to do, but don't enjoy, is running TenFourFox "naked" (without my typical adblock add-ons) to get an assessment of how it functions drinking from the toxic firehose that is the typical modern ad network. (TL;DR: Power Macs run modern Web ads pretty poorly. But, as lon...
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The Mozilla Blog: Honoring Our Friend Bassel: Announcing the Bassel Khartabil Free Culture Fellowship

To honor Bassel Khartabil’s legacy and his lasting impact on the open web, a slate of nonprofits are launching a new fellowship in his name By Katherine Maher (executive director, Wikimedia Foundation), Ryan Merkley (CEO, Creative Commons) and Mark Surman (executive director, Mozilla) On August 1, 2...
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Mozilla Open Innovation Team: The Mozilla Information Trust Initiative: Building a movement to fight misinformation online

Today, we are announcing the Mozilla Information Trust Initiative (MITI)  — a comprehensive effort to keep the Internet credible and healthy. Mozilla is developing products, research, and communities to battle information pollution and so-called ‘fake news’ online. And we’re seeking partners and all...
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Cameron Kaiser: And now for several things that are completely different: Vintage Computer Festival aftermath, I pass a POWER9 kidneystone, and isindex isdead which issad

So, you slugs who didn't drag yourselves to the Computer History Museum in Mountain View for this year's Vintage Computer Festival West, here's what you didn't see (and here's what you didn't see last year ). You didn't see me cram two dorm refrigerator-sized Apple servers and a CRT monitor into my...
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The Mozilla Information Trust Initiative: Building a movement to fight misinformation online

Today, we are announcing the Mozilla Information Trust Initiative (MITI)—a comprehensive effort to keep the Internet credible and healthy. Mozilla is developing products, research, and communities to battle information pollution … Read more The post The Mozilla Information Trust Initiative: Building...
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The Mozilla Blog: Firefox Is Better, For You. WebVR and new speedy features launching today in Firefox

Perhaps you’re starting to see a pattern – we’re working furiously to make Firefox faster and better than ever. And today we’re shipping a new release that’s our best yet, one that introduces exciting, empowering new technologies for creators as well as improves the everyday experience for all Firef...