Nextdoor: Pause Police Partnerships

Neighborhood surveillance app Nextdoor continues to court law enforcement despite concerns of racist behavior on the platform. That’s why we’re calling on Nextdoor to pause their relationships with police departments.

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Misinfo Monday: How to Spot Misinformation Like The Pros

by Xavier Harding on Aug. 3, 2020

Misinformation is a scourge across the internet, misleading us with news that appears real (but isn't) and facts that appear solid (but aren't). How do you prevent falling for it all? That's where our weekly series Misinfo Monday steps in. This week's edition: tips on spotting misinfo.

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Join Mozilla in telling major companies to #StopHateForProfit

by Jon Lloyd on July 2, 2020

Facebook has a major problem with hate speech and disinformation on its platform. Mozilla is calling on Mozilla's peers — tech companies and companies that rely heavily on the internet in their core business — who are among Facebook's top advertisers to pull their ads from Facebook.


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Which Video Call Apps Can You Trust?

by Ashley Boyd on April 28, 2020

A record number of people are using video call apps to conduct business, teach classes, meet with doctors, and stay in touch with friends. It’s more important than ever for this technology to be trustworthy — but some apps don't always respect users’ privacy and security. Our guide to popular video call apps’ privacy and security features and flaws will give you the information needed to choose which apps you're comfortable with — and to avoid the creepy ones.


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Tips to Make Your Zoom Gatherings More Private

by Kaili Lambe on April 3, 2020

With millions of people using Zoom to stay connected, it's important to know how to keep your video gatherings as private and secure as you can. That's why Mozilla has compiled recommendations and steps you can take – both as a host and a participant – to help protect your own privacy as well as that of others.



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*Privacy Not Included

Smart speakers, fitness trackers, security cams, & wireless headphones are cool. Are they creepy too? Check the privacy and security of products before you buy them.

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Ring: stop sharing info with police

Amazon and others are halting their facial recognition programs. If Amazon is really serious about its new police policies, it must extend the moratorium to include Ring.

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Read the Internet Health Report

Our 2019 compilation of research explains what’s helping and what’s hurting the Internet across five issues, from personal experience to global concerns.


Fellowships That Empower Leaders

Mozilla Fellowships provide resources, tools, community and amplification to those building a more ​humane​ ​digital​ ​world. Mozilla Fellowships are a transformative experience for emerging leaders concerned with making the internet a safer, more accessible resource for everyone.


Mozilla Creative Media Awardee: TheirTube by Tomo Kihara

What if you could step inside someone else’s YouTube bubble and see the world the way they do? This is the central idea behind TheirTube, a website that lets you peer inside different YouTube recommendation bubbles.


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We want to give users the knowledge and the power to make informed decisions by themselves to prevent abusive practices.

Rishab Nithyanand, Mozilla Fellow