Mozilla Firefox Internet Browser Doubles-Down on Internet Privacy by Partnering With Tor Project

Mozilla Firefox Internet Browser Doubles-Down on Internet Privacy by Partnering With Tor Project

Mozilla Firefox is taking a huge stand for internet privacy. Let's face it: privacy is one of the major forces pushing many cryptocurrencies forward. For example, Darkcoin and Anoncoin are two projects focused directly on keeping transactions as private as possible. Even Bitcoin builds on the back of private financial lifestyle philosophies. Privacy is important and its impact reaches out further than finances alone. Mozilla, the company behind the famous browser Firefox, recently announced a new strategic initiative called Polaris that aims to improve privacy for Mozilla users. According....


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