Mozilla News

Mozilla’s Giant, Distributed, Open-Source Hackathon

Our annual Global Sprint is June 1 and 2. Scientists, developers, artists and educators will swap ideas and code to make the web a better place   Your skills and expertise are needed to help combat fake news, empower people […]

Mozilla Thimble Gets a Makeover

We’re introducing major upgrades to our educational code editor   Learning to code—from getting the hang of HTML tags to mastering the nuances of JavaScript—shouldn’t be a challenge. It should be fun, intuitive, hands-on and free of cost. That’s why […]

One Step Closer to a Closed Internet

Today, the FCC voted on Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to repeal and replace net neutrality protections enacted in 2015. The verdict: to move forward with Pai’s proposal   We’re deeply disheartened. Today’s FCC vote to repeal and replace net neutrality […]

Improving Internet Security through Vulnerability Disclosure

Supporting the PATCH Act for VEP Reform   Today, Mozilla sent a letter to Congress in support of the Protecting Our Ability to Counter Hacking Act (PATCH Act) that was just introduced by Sen. Cory Gardner, Sen. Ron Johnson, Sen. […]

WannaCry is a Cry for VEP Reform

This weekend, a vulnerability in some versions of the Windows operating system resulted in the biggest cybersecurity attack in years. The so-called “WannaCry” malware relied on at least one exploit included in the latest Shadow Brokers release. As we have […]

Mozilla Awards Nearly $300,000 to Research Grant Winners

We’re happy to announce the results of the Mozilla Research Grant program for the first half of 2017. This was a competitive process, and after three rounds of judging, we settled on funding nine proposals in five countries for a […]

Introducing Paperstorm: Drop Airborne Leaflets to Fix EU Copyright

Mozilla and Moniker have created a digital advocacy tool that urges lawmakers to modernize EU copyright law   In the EU, outdated copyright law is threatening the health of the Internet. The EU’s current copyright framework — developed for a […]

Why the Next 10 Days Are Critical to the Internet’s Future

Net neutrality is in jeopardy again. We need another grassroots movement By Ashley Boyd, VP Advocacy A little over two years ago, the mood here at Mozilla — and across the broader Internet health movement — was jubilant. The Federal […]