Public opinion turning on big tech firms over privacy issues, Mozilla boss says

Public opinion is turning against big technology firms over their mishandling of user data, the head of non-profit tech firm Mozilla has warned.

Mitchell Baker said the public realisation of how much data was being gathered by tech giants such as Facebook and Google and how that data could have an impact on democracy was turning people off social media and other services.

Mozilla is the company behind the Firefox web browser, which includes features to stop websites tracking users as they move around the web.

Firefox is the third most popular web…
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