Introducing Lean Data Practices

At Mozilla, we believe that users trust products more when companies build in transparency and user control. Earned trust can drive a virtuous cycle of adoption, while conversely, mistrust created by even just a few companies can drive a negative … Read more

Prioritizing privacy: Good for business

This was originally posted at StaySafeOnline.org in advance of Data Privacy Day. Data Privacy Day – which arrives in just a week – is a day designed to raise awareness and promote best practices for privacy and data protection. It … Read more

Net neutrality amendments and final vote in the EU

UPDATE: Today, a bitter-sweet victory for net neutrality in Europe: the European Parliament voted on the Telecoms Single Market Regulation (TSM), which will bring some protections for the open internet in Europe. Regrettably, the European Parliament voted against amendments that … Read more

Data retention in Deutschland

Tomorrow (Friday) the German legislature (the Bundestag) is set to vote on a mandatory data retention law that would require telecommunications and internet service providers to store the location data, SMS and call metadata, and IP addresses of everyone in … Read more

4 Days in NYC for the Open Web Fellows

The inaugural cohort of the Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellows met in New York last week for only the second time face to face.  Working remotely from Lima, Washington DC, Boston and London, the 6 fellows meet weekly with Melissa Romaine … Read more