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Making the Internet Work for Democracy

Lorelei Kelly | Posted 10.01.2014 | Technology
Lorelei Kelly

Political space -- the time and interest of elected leaders -- is not guaranteed to last. We need to make the benefits of an Internet-connected society more visible and permanent.

The 3 Things You Can Do to Help Make a Brand Support Equality

Dr. Alexander Haldemann | Posted 08.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Dr. Alexander Haldemann

Although many brands support LGBT causes without pressure from the public, many do not. Why? Decisions about taking a side on equality often have to do with straight-forward number crunching.

Donald Sterling, Brendan Eich and How Homophobia Gets a Pass

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 06.30.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Gays were vilified for supposedly having destroyed Eich's career -- when no LGBT groups or gay pundits actually called for him to resign -- while most people, including some of those who defended Eich, seem fine with Donald Sterling's demise and the sanctions by the NBA.

Dan Savage Reveals The Truth About The 'Gay Mafia'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.25.2014 | Gay Voices

Outspoken lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights activist Dan Savage sounded off on Bill Maher's controversial suggestion of a "gay mafi...

New Group of Marriage Equality Supporters Calls for 'Tolerance' of Homophobia

John Becker | Posted 06.24.2014 | Gay Voices
John Becker

The statement, titled "Freedom to Marry, Freedom to Dissent," desperately tries to revive the lie that Eich was targeted and toppled by LGBT activists -- a victim of "left-liberal" "intolerance," as Andrew Sullivan so ridiculously claimed.

While You Were Defending the Rights of an Anti-Gay CEO, a Whole Bunch of Gay People Got Fired

Jamie McGonnigal | Posted 06.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Jamie McGonnigal

The plight of Brendan Eich, the Mozilla CEO who resigned following an uproar over his donation to support California's Proposition 8, is big news. Yet it's still legal in most states to fire an employee for being part of the LGBT community.

It's No Wonder Brendan Eich Resigned as CEO of Mozilla

Brian Ellner | Posted 06.12.2014 | Business
Brian Ellner

Millennials are no longer content to simply buy something useful. They want to know that the company they are supporting lives their values.

Mozilla's Anti-Gay CEO Hastily Resigns Amid Controversy

Becky Hayes | Posted 06.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Becky Hayes

Just weeks after the announcement was made, newly named Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigned from his post amid impassioned outcries from the LGBT commun...

Was A 'Gay Mafia' Really Behind Mozilla CEO's Surprise Resignation?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.08.2014 | Gay Voices

A number of political pundits have expressed their disapproval over the surprise resignation of Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich after news of his support of ...

Does a CEO Have Digital Rights?

David Sable | Posted 06.07.2014 | Technology
David Sable

As a CEO, you represent more than just yourself, more than just your beliefs, more than just your own personal causes.

No, Andrew Sullivan, Calling Out Bigotry is Not 'Intolerance'

John Becker | Posted 06.07.2014 | Gay Voices
John Becker

In his rush to the barricades, Sullivan both misses the point and harms our cause.

Dear Andrew Sullivan, 'Left-Liberal Intolerance' Did Not Bring Down Mozilla's CEO

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 06.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

According to Sullivan, the gay mafia has struck again, destroying a man and bringing him down because he would not conform to its thinking.

Anti-Gay Marriage Mozilla CEO Resigns

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 04.07.2014 | Technology

Brendan Eich, the newly named CEO of the software firm Mozilla Corporation, resigned from the post after angering gay rights activists and some in the...

Why Gay Marriage Opponents Are Being Encouraged To Boycott Mozilla, Too

Posted 04.02.2014 | Gay Voices

Brendan Eich, Mozilla's newly-appointed CEO, sparked the ire of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates last week after news of...

Mozilla Hires Anti-Gay CEO

Becky Hayes | Posted 05.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Becky Hayes

Should a man who openly opposes gay marriage -- and even donates money in an attempt to deny basic human rights -- be the face of an entire corporation that, among other things, provides Internet service to more than a billion people?

Mozilla Under Fire For Appointing CEO Who Opposed Gay Marriage

Posted 03.27.2014 | Gay Voices

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates are crying foul over the Mozilla Foundation's appointment of co-founder Brendan Eich as...

Feb. 11 Is 'The Day We Fight Back' Against NSA Surveillance

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 02.11.2014 | Technology

More than 5,300 web-based companies and other organizations, including Reddit, Imgur, Tumblr, Mozilla the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Ameri...

Reddit And Others Rally Anti-NSA Protesters On- And Offline

Reuters | Posted 09.03.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - The online community rallied on Thursday in support of live protests against the U.S. government's surveillance of internet activity, a pr...

Huge Online Protest Against NSA Planned For 4th Of July

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.03.2013 | Technology

Reddit, Mozilla, Wordpress, 4chan and other websites are planning a Fourth of July protest against the National Security Agency over its widespread su...

Content Marketing Tips for Tech Brands: Attract New Business in Three Simple Steps

Amanda Fayer | Posted 08.19.2013 | Business
Amanda Fayer

The old adage "you can catch more flies with honey than vinegar" holds true for digital marketers today. This is especially true for the technology industry, where the "honey" is valuable content that makes understanding technology, and its application, easy for consumers.

Internet Companies To Government: 'Stop Watching Us'

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 06.12.2013 | Technology

Mozilla, the creator of the web browser Firefox, has taken the lead on a protest against government surveillance. With a new website, StopWatching.Us,...

Report: Firefox May Team Up With Foxconn

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2013 | Technology

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd will team up with Mozilla and launch a mobile device that runs on the U.S. company's Fir...

What Good Is a Gigabit?

Jake Brewer | Posted 05.27.2013 | Technology
Jake Brewer

At 1 billion "bits per second," a gigabit is 200 times faster than today's U.S. average of roughly 5 million bits per second. But the question remains: what can we actually do with that kind of speed?

New Smartphone Platform Could Put Pressure On Apple, Android

Reuters | Tarmo Virki, European Technology Correspondent | Posted 04.28.2012 | Technology

By Tarmo Virki, European Technology Correspondent BARCELONA (Reuters) - An industry alliance including the top wireless chipset provide...

Do You Overuse Your Passwords? Take A Look

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 02.21.2012 | Technology

Still using the same password across multiple websites? Mozilla has released a new tool just for people like you. Mozilla hopes that the Firefox ad...