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CNET News.com: Zero-Knowledge hires Mozilla's "international incident"

Jan 18, 2000, 23:22 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Festa)

"Zero-Knowledge Systems, a Canadian firm whose Freedom software lets users conceal their identities online, today said it had hired Mike Shaver, who is currently winding up his short tenure heading developer relations and evangelism for America Online's open source browser development group, Mozilla.org...."

"Hiring Shaver signals the company's plans to move its software into open source development, in which the underlying source code is published, volunteer developers can work on it, and people and companies can use it under the terms of a public license...."

"Zero-Knowledge is one of several firms offering software that lets users surf under an alias. Freedom goes a step further, however, letting users shop, chat, send email and surf the Web while covering their tracks so that Web sites, Internet service providers and law enforcement officials cannot monitor or review their activities."

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