January 14, 2014

Mozilla's CTO Calls for Organized, Global Firefox Audits

Brendan Eich, Mozilla's often quoted CTO, is usually worth listening to on open source topics. The latest case in point is a new blog post titled "Trust but Verify," in which Eich discusses how hard it has become to trust the privacy guarantees in our software applications and services because of NSA-style snooping from governments, corporations and others. Eich is also calling for people around the world to help keep the Firefox browser secure from snooping and free from backdoors.

Eich writes that this is well within reach for Firefox, because it is the only major browser that is truly open:

 

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