FAQ on CEO Resignation

Over the past few days, we have received a lot of questions and seen a great number of media stories about the events surrounding Brendan Eich’s resignation from the role of CEO. Many of the media stories have incorrect facts, … Continue reading

Brendan Eich Steps Down as Mozilla CEO

Mozilla prides itself on being held to a different standard and, this past week, we didn’t live up to it. We know why people are hurt and angry, and they are right: it’s because we haven’t stayed true to ourselves. … Continue reading

Mozilla Supports LGBT Equality

Over the past few days we have been asked a number of questions about Brendan Eich’s appointment as CEO. This post is to clarify Mozilla’s official support of equality and inclusion for LGBT people. Mozilla’s mission is to make the … Continue reading

Mozilla Leadership Changes

The Mozilla Board of Directors has announced that co-founder and current Chief Technology Officer Brendan Eich will be appointed to the role of CEO of Mozilla, effective immediately. Li Gong will be named Chief Operating Officer and a number of … Continue reading

How We’re Making Education More Like the Web

Today, as we hold a historic badge summit, the Open Badges Summit to Reconnect Learning, in Redwood City with more than 300 people, I wanted to reflect on why Mozilla got involved in badges, and what it is we’re building. … Continue reading

Firefox OS: Looking Ahead

Last year was the 15th in Mozilla’s history. It’s also the year we launched Firefox OS. As we kick off a new year, it’s a good time to reflect on the status of this major initiative, and share an overview … Continue reading

Mozilla in 2013

What an amazing year for the Web. In 2013, we celebrated 15 years of Mozilla and 15 Years of a Better Web, which we’ve been instrumental in innovating and shaping to keep open and accessible to all. We wanted to … Continue reading

Roll Up Your Sleeves, It’s Time to Save the Web

I was a punk rock kid. It wasn’t just the music I loved, but the “make it yourself” part of that culture. It was open to anyone who could pick up a guitar to bust out a tune or use … Continue reading

Deutsche Telekom Announces European Launch of Firefox OS Devices

Open Web devices powered by Firefox OS on sale in Poland starting July 12th At a press conference in Warsaw, Poland, today, Deutsche Telekom announced that sales of the ALCATEL ONE TOUCH Fire powered by Firefox OS will start soon … Continue reading

Mozilla and Partners Prepare to Launch First Firefox OS Smartphones!

First Open Web Devices Powered by Firefox OS Make Smartphones More Accessible; Regional announcements coming soon Mountain View, Calif. – July 1, 2013 – Mozilla, the mission-based organization dedicated to keeping the power of the Web in people’s hands, today … Continue reading

Personalization with Respect

Mozilla’s mission compels us to provide people with an Internet experience that puts them in control of their online lives and that treats them with respect. Respecting someone includes respecting their privacy. We aspire to a “no surprises” principle: the … Continue reading

Gearing up for the Next Chapter

Looking towards the future of Firefox OS Today we are announcing changes to our executive leadership team as we build up our pivot to mobile and build upon the foundation that’s now in place to accelerate into the opportunities in … Continue reading

Mozilla Unlocks the Power of the Web on Mobile with Firefox OS

Mozilla is excited to share that today 18 operators at Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona announced their commitment to Firefox OS, which will power the world’s first Open Web Devices. These operators include: América Móvil, China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, … Continue reading

Firefox Flicks Video Competition Returns with Familiar and New Hollywood Faces; and an Once-In-A-Lifetime Grand Prize for the Winner

We are proud to announce that Firefox Flicks will welcome back:  Edward Norton (Oscar Nominated Actor), Shauna Robertson (Producer of hit comedies, including Superbad & Knocked Up) and Couper Samuelson (We Own the Night and Sundance Winning short, Whiplash ), … Continue reading

Mozilla Firefox Flicks Global Video Competition Returns

We are proud to announce the return of Firefox Flicks, Mozilla’s global video competition  that invites Firefox fans and filmmakers to create short videos, or “Flicks,” that help tell the Firefox story. Last year was a huge success and we … Continue reading

More than One Million Dollars Raised for Charity in the Firefox Challenge

The Firefox Challenge, powered by Crowdrise, has officially ended and we are pleased to announce that more than $1 million was raised for social and humanitarian causes, turning individual action into global impact.  We invited the world to take part … Continue reading

Mozilla in 2012

2012 was an incredible year for Mozilla. We mobilized. We did a better job than I have ever seen us do identifying the places where we needed to have impact, and then we focused and delivered. There’s a lot for … Continue reading

Why is ITU Governance of the Internet a Bad Idea?

We, along with many other Internet denizens, have serious concerns about the World Congress on International Telecommunications (WCIT-12), which the International Telecommunications Union will convene today in Dubai. Our concerns stem from the core belief that openness, innovation, and opportunity … Continue reading

The ITU and You

The Internet has always been guided forwards by collaborative, open approaches. We believe that these approaches are one of the reasons why the Web has become and remained the wonderful, powerful and empowering place we know today. In the coming … Continue reading

State of Mozilla and 2011 Financial Statements

Today, Mozilla published this year’s annual State of Mozilla report. You can find full details on the annual report website. Included below is an excerpt from Mitchell Baker’s blog. “The Web has become fundamental infrastructure of modern life in just … Continue reading