The Vision of Mozilla

For all those who like to read papers that range somewhere in between technology and society: Check this draft of an emerging Mozilla Manifesto, focused on pushing forth “the internet” as an open, accessible environment to be used for both commercial and public interests. Looking at this sort of tools as “cultural technology” rather than just shiny new gadgets for a society of consumers in dire need of new entertainment surely makes sense, especially comparing to, say, the “entertainment overhead” in Windows Vista. It’s not just about entertaining people, making people consume content – it’s about creativity, communication, expression, as well. With software pursuing this vision right in place, all that is left to do is to establish free/inexpensive internet connectivity to support that idea…

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