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Firefox Users Cry Foul Over ‘Mr. Robot’ Ad Installed As Research Program

Firefox Users Cry Foul Over ‘Mr. Robot’ Ad Installed As Research Program

The move undermined Firefox's claim to put users first.
Firefox Users Cry Foul Over ‘Mr. Robot’ Ad Installed As Research Program

Firefox Users Cry Foul Over ‘Mr. Robot’ Ad Installed As Research Program

The move undermined Firefox's claim to put users first.
Mozilla Takes Flak For Sneaking In Mr Robot Firefox Plugin

Mozilla Takes Flak For Sneaking In Mr Robot Firefox Plugin

Many Firefox Quantum users were taken by surprise yesterday when they found a strange new plugin listed in their browsers. The plugin was called Looking Glass and even though it was disabled by
Firefox users lose trust in Mozilla after a 'Mr. Robot' promo went horribly wrong

Firefox users lose trust in Mozilla after a 'Mr. Robot' promo went horribly wrong

Protip for Mozilla and the USA Network: In the future when you're plotting a tie-in for a show about vigilante hackers, maybe don't actually compromise people's privacy. Some Firefox users were none
Mozilla moves ‘Mr. Robot’ promo app following Firefox user outrage

Mozilla moves ‘Mr. Robot’ promo app following Firefox user outrage

When an extension was installed on their browsers without permission, many Firefox users were confused and alarmed. Although it was a promotion for Mr. Robot, the stunt caused a backlash. Mozilla has
After Blowback, Firefox Will Move Mr. Robot Extension to Store

After Blowback, Firefox Will Move Mr. Robot Extension to Store

This week, Mozilla slipped a browser extension that promoted Mr. Robot into Firefox. The goal was to give Firefox users access to an alternate reality game tied to the end of the show’s third season,
Firefox faces backlash for auto-installing 'Mr. Robot' add-on

Firefox faces backlash for auto-installing 'Mr. Robot' add-on

A curious add-on called "Looking Glass" started popping up on Firefox for a number of users this past week -- even if they didn't give the browser permission to install it. Due to its nebulous nature
Mozilla’s Mr. Robot promo backfires after it installs a Firefox extension without permission

Mozilla’s Mr. Robot promo backfires after it installs a Firefox extension without permission

If you’re a Firefox user, you may have noticed a weird new extension that suddenly showed up in your browser this week. The extension is called “Looking Glass 1.0.3” and this is its description: MY
Mozilla Slipped a ‘Mr. Robot’-Promo Plugin into Firefox and Users Are Pissed [Updated]

Mozilla Slipped a ‘Mr. Robot’-Promo Plugin into Firefox and Users Are Pissed [Updated]

Mozilla sneaked a browser plugin that promotes Mr. Robot into Firefox—and managed to piss off a bunch of its privacy-conscious users in the process.Read more...

Firefox Focus brings quick access to most visited sites, search engines

Ever since Mozilla launched Firefox Focus a little over a year ago, it has become a popular mobile browser for those who want to protect their privacy and at the same time get a quick loading browser.
Mozilla and Yahoo are suing each over Firefox's default search engine

Mozilla and Yahoo are suing each over Firefox's default search engine

In yet another tech battle of the titans, Mozilla and Oath are suing each other over a contract that set Yahoo as the default search engine for Mozilla's Firefox browser. The pair originally signed a
Oath and Mozilla are suing each other after Firefox switches back to Google search

Oath and Mozilla are suing each other after Firefox switches back to Google search

Firefox’s default search engine has become the subject of a hotly contested legal battle, a few weeks after Mozilla announced it would be moving from Yahoo to Google. Yahoo’s new parent Oath filed a

Yahoo Sues Mozilla For Breach of Contract -- So Mozilla Counter Sues Yahoo

Mark Wilson writes: Mozilla and Yahoo have started a legal spat about the deal that existed between the two companies regarding the use of the Yahoo search engine in the Firefox browser. On December

Mozilla and Yahoo sue each other over default search engine deal

Deals between web browser suppliers and search engine providers are big business. For Mozilla, agreements with search engines have brought in as much as US$300 million a year, which accounts for 90
Mozilla countersues Oath over Firefox switch from Yahoo to Google

Mozilla countersues Oath over Firefox switch from Yahoo to Google

It looks like Mozilla is heading to court for a showdown with Yahoo Holdings and Oath over an alleged breach of contract. Yahoo Holdings and Oath, the company that runs the Yahoo search engine and
How to clear cookies

How to clear cookies

Here's how to delete tracking cookies to make sure that you aren't so easy to track, whatever your browser.

How Converting A C++ Game to JavaScript Gave Us WebAssembly

Slashdot reader Beeftopia shares "a detailed history of WebAssembly...from one of the developers." IEEE Spectrum reports that "Like a lot of stories about tech innovation, this one started with video

What Firefox's Quantum Browser Means for a More Open Web

This week, the hosts welcome Mozilla's Nick Nguyen, the VP of product for Firefox.
Firefox 58 beta brings Progressive Web Apps, FLAC support, and more [APK Download]

Firefox 58 beta brings Progressive Web Apps, FLAC support, and more [APK Download]

Over a month ago, it was revealed that Firefox 58 would allow Progressive Web Apps to be added to the home screen. The Firefox 58 beta has made that a reality, and it's also brought with it some more
Firefox Quantum is a Really Great Browser

Firefox Quantum is a Really Great Browser

Firefox Quantum is the best browser I've used in years. The post Firefox Quantum is a Really Great Browser appeared first on ExtremeTech.