One of the things that makes Mozilla’s Firefox browser so versatile is the wide array of add-ons and plugins users can use to customize exactly how the browser looks, works and feels. Plenty of addons, like Firebug, add functionality that goes above and beyond what
I usually don’t like to post stubs or preliminary articles like this, but I went all reviewer on Mozilla.org this morning and, of course, ended up writing a review of my favorite Firefox add-on of all time, Speed Dial. As that review got longer I
MediaFire, a file sharing website loaded with copyrighted files, has sent a hypocritical takedown notice to Mozilla over Firefox plug-in SkipScreen. Since Mozilla has no control over SkipScreen, and since Mozilla itself is not violating MediaFire’s terms of service, there is only one reason they sent the takedown notice to Mozilla, legal extortion. MediaFire hopes that Mozilla will be too afraid of the cost of litigation and simply comply with the request even though it has no merit.