Mozilla has announced a new paid Monitor Plus service

The famous browser maker has announced a new Mozilla Monitor Plus service. It expands the free Mozilla Monitor service with a paid option that allows you to continuously monitor attempts to sell personal data. It is also able to automatically send requests to remove user information from the sites of brokers trying to sell personal data. The service monitors more than 190 sites that sell personal data, including information such as full names, telephone numbers, residential addresses, information about relatives and children, and criminal records. As initial data for monitoring, you are asked to enter your first and last name, city of residence, date of birth and email.

Firefox 122 released with search, security and translator improvements

Mozilla today released a new version 122 of the Firefox browser, that comes with several improvements. A new feature in this update are extended search hints as you type in the URL box. Also, Mozilla has launched the official DEB repository for Linux users, which must be a welcome change for for Debian and Ubuntu users. Besides, there are improvements made to security, privacy and translations.

Mozilla introduced MemoryCache offline AI bot built into Firefox

Mozilla has released an experimental MemoryCache add-on offers a conversational machine learning AI bot. It takes into account the content accessed by the user in the web browser. Also, unlike other AI chat tools, MemoryCache enables personalized communication with the user and utilizes crucial user-specific data to generate responses to queries.

Firefox for Android extension store is now live

Mozilla has launched the Firefox for Android add-on website, prior to the public release of the extension support on smartphones. The public rollout is expected to happen on December 14, 2023. Firefox for Android will allow users to install any extension marked “Compatible with Android” on their mobile devices.

Firefox 120 released with privacy improvements including URL tracking param removal

Mozilla released Firefox 120 to the stable branch, along with ESR 115.5.0 and Firefox 121 Beta. The new version of the browser adds a new option to the link context menu, Copy Link Without Site Tracking. For select users, a new feature "Cookie Banner Blocker" will auto-close cookie consent prompts with rejecting the prompt. And more.

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