Category Archives: Mozilla

UK Government says “No Evidence” IE is Less Secure

A couple days ago I had mentioned that Lord Avebury had asked the UK Government about their usage of IE. The UK Government has now answered and I am reproducing the full text of the question and answer below: Asked … Continue reading

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Lord Avebury asks UK Government to review use of IE in the Public Sector

Lord Avebury (blog, bio) has tabled a written question in the United Kingdom House of Lords yesterday, which reads as under: Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty‚Äôs Government whether, in the light of the recent announcement by Microsoft that Internet … Continue reading

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HSBC drops Firefox support

Today I tried to complete an online purchase using my HSBC Visa Card (issued in Hong Kong), and when the merchant redirected me to HSBC for the Verified by Visa page, instead of the password prompt I used to receive, … Continue reading

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Enterprise Deployment of Firefox

I am responsible for overseeing the IT infrastructure of an office with about 40 Windows-based computers. We always keep the OS and relevant software patched, though sometimes even keeping Windows/Office/IE patched to the most current level is not enough. The … Continue reading

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Google Munging Search Result URIs

I just noticed that Google is munging search result URIs. For example, if you run a search on “mozilla”, the first result is http://www.mozilla.org/. However, the URI that they link to on the search results page is: http://www.google.com/url?sa=U&start=1&q=http://www.mozilla.org/&usg=AFQjCNGjMwD4PF4GezESBBRN2It3HBj5Qg I suspect … Continue reading

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Mozilla Digital Memory Bank

The folks over at the Mozilla Digital Memory Bank kindly took the time to interview me last November. I just noticed that the interview transcript has been posted online last month.

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Firefox 3 and Hotmail Incompatibility?

I tried to log into my Hotmail account today with Firefox 3.0, and I got the following error: Clearing the cookies and cache doesn’t help. When I log in via IE7, it works fine. This problem started to happen after … Continue reading

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Firefox 3.0 Released

After a lot of hard work by the Mozilla team and tons of volunteers, Firefox 3.0 has been released. Help set the Guinness World Records for downloads by downloading today. Personally, my favourite new feature is the AwesomeBar. What’s yours?

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Google Groups and FeedDemon Woes

I’ve been having a couple of issues recently with a Google Groups hosted list that I manage, for which no solutions seem to be available. Issue #1 – Google Groups Atom Feed id and link attribute broken I’ve detailed this … Continue reading

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Crucial.com gives Firefox users a discount?

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