Survey finds browser specialist ranks highest in Internet & Social Media category

Mozilla is ‘most trusted’ for privacy

Mozilla has been recognised as the most trusted company on the internet for privacy.

The award has come about after a survey of 100,000 Americans, conducted by the Ponemon Institute, found that the Mozilla was highest ranked in the Internet and Social Media category, and made in to the top 20 for all companies.

“This is certainly quite a distinction and the product of a user-centric philosophy implemented by contributors to the Mozilla project over the past decade,” wrote the vice president of business affairs and general counsel at Mozilla, Harvey Anderson, on the Mozilla Blog.

“The rankings have another implication. It means we as an industry all have a lot more work to do. It’s unfortunate that users largely distrust the ecosystem of online service and application providers. What we really want is an environment where those of us developing Internet and social media services and applications deepen trust in a way that empowers and protects users and engenders confidence.”

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