Sun. Sep 22nd, 2019

Firefox is testing a VPN, and you can try it right now

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/11/20861381/firefox-testing-vpn-mozilla-private-network-test-pilot-program

Firefox is testing a VPN, and you can try it right now

Last week, Mozilla said its Firefox browser would block third-party trackers for everyone by default and yesterday, Mozilla announced a new product that could give Firefox users even more privacy on the web: the Firefox Private Network, which claims to be “a secure, encrypted path to the web” — essentially, a Firefox-made VPN (though Mozilla never calls it one).

The Firefox Private Network seems like it could be useful, but it does have its limits. It’s a browser-based VPN, so it won’t mask anything you’re doing on the internet outside of Firefox — you’d need to install a dedicated VPN app if you want to protect more of your internet traffic. Mozilla recommends using Firefox Private Network if you want to have an encrypted connection…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/11/20861381/firefox-testing-vpn-mozilla-private-network-test-pilot-program

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