While Mozilla has been out in front of a number of privacy protections for consumers in general over the last few months, it recently announced a plan to begin collecting more data on its users.
Though the company, which develops the popular Firefox Web browser, has put many privacy protections into place for its users, it will also soon begin collecting certain information on those consumers, according to a recent announcement on the company's official blog
. It says this data will be limited to things related to browser performance.
That will likely include information about a user's device hardware, operating system and version of Firefox, as well as the number and kind of browser extensions they uses, the report said. Further, it will also track how quickly the browser loads pages and other events, and keep track of how much consumers actually use it. Eduard Goodman
, the chief privacy officer for Identity Theft
911, has a blog about the ways in which tech companies may keep track of users' Web habits.
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