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Statement and claim on firefox/features/independent

RESOLVED FIXED

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www.mozilla.org
Pages & Content
RESOLVED FIXED
a month ago
26 days ago

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(Reporter: CocoMo, Assigned: kohei)

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Production

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Description

a month ago
The following came from a l10n community member. Do we have any info on what Mozilla has done in developing countries on internet health practices? Has it been only for developing countries?

----- message --------
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/features/independent/ 

Firefox is a browser with a conscience. As part of the technology
non-profit Mozilla, we fight for your online rights, keep corporate
powers in check and help educate developing countries on healthy
Internet practices. So when you choose Firefox, we’re choosing you, too.

"Educate developing countries on healthy internet practices"

Are there any examples of this?

Is it safe to assume that developed countries are not in need of that
education? (or that Mozilla doesn't deal with that?)
(Assignee)

Comment 1

a month ago
Hive Learning Networks https://hivelearningnetworks.org/ are mainly based in developed countries (US/Canada) so I think that's wrong statement.
(Reporter)

Comment 2

a month ago
Comments from Solana of MoFo, the content owner of the https://internethealthreport.org/ site: 

"... it should certainly be rephrased or deleted.

There are plenty of Mozilla related projects in developing countries, but no one involved with those projects would ever write such a thing.

We don’t “educate” any countries, rich or poor.

"... suggest an urgent rewrite to avoid charges of being totally condescending. Here’s an alternative to suggest:

Firefox is a browser with a conscience. As part of the technology non-profit Mozilla, we fight for your online rights, keep corporate powers in check and help educate developing countries work with allies around the world to develop a healthier Internet. So when you choose Firefox, we’re choosing you, too."

She also suggests to add Janis Greenspan to the this to make sure we get the message right.  

@Eric, we need to get dev to update this page ASAP.
Flags: needinfo?(erenaud)
(Assignee)

Comment 3

a month ago
I can work on it.
Flags: needinfo?(erenaud)
(Assignee)

Updated

a month ago
Assignee: nobody → kohei.yoshino
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
(Reporter)

Comment 4

a month ago
Thanks @Kohei. I am not clear on the content approval process. Make sure this change is accepted before proceeding.
(Assignee)

Comment 5

a month ago
Actually I don't know either. Asking...
Flags: needinfo?(erenaud)
(In reply to Peiying Mo [:CocoMo] from comment #2)
 
> Firefox is a browser with a conscience. As part of the technology non-profit
> Mozilla, we fight for your online rights, keep corporate powers in check and
> help educate developing countries work with allies around the world to
> develop a healthier Internet. So when you choose Firefox, we’re choosing
> you, too."

This still contains the phrase "help educate developing countries" which I thought was the whole problem. I suspect it was just an error in copy/paste. I think this should actually read: 

"Firefox is a browser with a conscience. As part of the technology non-profit Mozilla, we fight for your online rights, keep corporate powers in check and work with allies around the world to develop a healthier Internet. So when you choose Firefox, we’re choosing you, too."

Adding Krishna for a professional opinion.

Comment 7

29 days ago
Hi All - Good calls all around! I like the egalitarian verbiage above. Also, I noticed the current copy duplicates what's already in the hero section. I propose the following: 

"In addition to fighting for your online rights, we also keep corporate powers in check, while working with allies all around the globe to nurture healthy Internet practices. So when you choose Firefox, we’re choosing you, too."
(Assignee)

Comment 8

29 days ago
Created attachment 8899584 [details] [review]
pull request

Comment 9

26 days ago
We're lit green for review here, thanks all.
Flags: needinfo?(erenaud)

Comment 10

26 days ago
Commits pushed to master at https://github.com/mozilla/bedrock

https://github.com/mozilla/bedrock/commit/0fe0938e76a4dff88bf684290bf398fb2e8ec850
Fix Bug 1391287 - Statement and claim on firefox/features/independent

https://github.com/mozilla/bedrock/commit/c8c310a5f63fcc762f1f45cd8881970cacc498e5
Merge pull request #5055 from kyoshino/bug-1391287-independent-mission

Fix Bug 1391287 - Statement and claim on firefox/features/independent

Updated

26 days ago
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 26 days ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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