Mozilla denounces governments spying through hijacked Firefox

Gamma sold FinFisher surveillance software to 36 governments


The web browser Firefox has sent a letter to the British company Gamma International, asking them to stop hijacking the Mozilla product to camouflage its espionage tools used by governments around the world.

The letter was sent after the release of a report by Citizen Lab, which affirms that 36 countries are hosting servers for the surveillance software FinFisher, also known as FinSpy and sold by Gamma International.

“We cannot abide a software company using our name to disguise...


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