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Collusion About this Add-on Using interactive visualizations, Lightbeam enables you to see the first and third party sites you interact with on the Web. As you browse, Lightbeam reveals the full depth of the Web today, including parts that are not transparent to the average user. Using two distinct interactive graphic representations — Graph and List — Lightbeam enables you to examine individual third parties over time and space, identify where they connect to your online activity and provides ways for you to engage with this unique view of the Web. How Lightbeam WorksWhen you activate Lightbeam and visit a website, sometimes called the first party, the add-on creates a real time visualization of all the third parties that are active on that page. How is my information stored? The origins of LightbeamLightbeam began in July 2011 as Collusion, a personal project by Mozilla software developer Atul Varma.

Mozilla Foundation The Mozilla Foundation is a non-profit organization that exists to support and collectively lead the open source Mozilla project. Founded in July 2003, the organization sets the policies that govern development, operates key infrastructure and controls Mozilla trademarks and copyrights. It owns a taxable subsidiary: the Mozilla Corporation, which employs many Mozilla developers and coordinates releases of the Mozilla Firefox web browser and Mozilla Thunderbird email client. The subsidiary is 100% owned by the parent, and therefore follows the same non-profit principles. The Mozilla Foundation was founded by the Netscape-affiliated Mozilla Organization. The Mozilla Foundation describes itself as "a non-profit organization that promotes openness, innovation and participation on the Internet History[edit] Subsidiaries[edit] Mozilla Corporation[edit] Beijing Mozilla Online Ltd[edit] Main article: Mozilla China Beijing Mozilla Online Ltd (Chinese: 北京谋智网络技术有限公司), a.k.a. Financing[edit] People[edit]

Mozilla (mozilla) Mozilla Mozilla is a free software community best known for producing the Firefox web browser. The Mozilla community uses, develops, spreads and supports Mozilla products, thereby promoting exclusively free software and open standards, with only minor exceptions.[1] The community is supported institutionally by the Mozilla Foundation and its tax-paying subsidiary, the Mozilla Corporation.[2] In addition to the Firefox browser, Mozilla also produces Thunderbird, Firefox Mobile, the Firefox OS mobile operating system, the bug tracking system Bugzilla and a number of other projects. History[edit] In a report released in November 2012, Mozilla reported that their total revenue for 2011 was $163 million, which was up 33% from $123 million in 2010. Mozilla noted that roughly 85% of their revenue comes from their contract with Google.[14] Values[edit] In December 2013, Mozilla announced funding for the development of non-free games.[21] Promotion Controversy[edit] Software[edit] Firefox logo Firefox[edit]

Mozilla Mozilla's Mozjpeg Should Make Firefox Faster By Zach Walton · March 6, 2014 The JPEG has been around for more than 20 years now. When technology gets that old, you either take it out back or teach it some new tricks. Mozilla Unveils New Line Of Firefox OS Devices By Zach Walton · February 24, 2014 Mozilla stumbled upon a hit last year with its Firefox OS devices. Mozilla To Sell Ad Space In Firefox By Zach Walton · February 12, 2014 · 1 Comment Last year, it looked like Mozilla was about to declare war on the ad industry while the ad industry thought the non-profit had already fired the first shot with its decision to block third-party cookies in its browser by default Mozilla Is Building A Firefox Launcher For Android By Zach Walton · February 6, 2014 Firefox OS is doing pretty well for itself in emerging markets thanks to its ability to run on low-end hardware that’s very affordable. Firefox OS Expands To TVs, More Phones In 2014 By Zach Walton · January 6, 2014

Introducing Popcorn Maker Brett Gaylor launching Popcorn Maker at the Mozilla Festival this morning Today at the Mozilla Festival, we’re extremely proud to launch the 1.0 version of Popcorn Maker, a free web app that makes video pop with interactivity, context and the magic of the web. Popcorn Maker makes it easy to enhance, remix and share web video. Using Popcorn Maker’s simple drag and drop interface, you can add live content to any video — photos, maps, links, social media feeds and more. All right from your browser. The result is a new way to tell stories on the web, with videos that are rich with context, full of links, and unique each time you watch them. The Popcorn Maker story “Until now, video on the web has been stuck inside a little black box,” says Mozilla’s Director of Popcorn, Brett Gaylor. Last year Mozilla launched Popcorn.js, a Javascript library for developers that resulted in ground-breaking productions like the NFB’s One Millionth Tower, PBS and NPR’s 2012 election coverage, and more.

Mozilla Plans Design Overhaul with Firefox 25 Release in October Mozilla is planning a major design overhaul of its flagship browser with the release of Firefox 25, slated to arrive in October. The company makes a point to discuss its plans for changes openly, and this upcoming new version is by no means an exception. In fact, even though Firefox 22 is in the Beta channel, Firefox 23 is in the Aurora channel, and Firefox 24 is in the Nightly channel, Mozilla has set up a special Nightly UX channel for Firefox 25. Naturally, we went out and grabbed it; the latest Firefox release is on top and the new user interface is at the bottom: The biggest change comes down to the new look for tabs or the complete revamp of the main Firefox menu. There’s more; here are the major changes that are slated for this release: Here’s a more detailed comparison across the various desktop platforms Firefox is available on: On its Add-ons blog, Mozilla last week discussed “Australis” – a major theme revamp with an objective to simplify the user interface.

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