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Frederick Villaluna: New Mozilla Rep in the Philippines

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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The Mozilla Philippines Community (MozillaPH) is proud and happy to announce the acceptance of Pinoy Mozillian extraordinaire, Frederick Villaluna to the Mozilla Reps (ReMo) Program. Frederick hails from Bacolod City, Negros Occidental. He is a Computer Science graduate from Asia’s first IT university: AMA Computer University and finished his postgraduate studies at University of St. La Salle. Frederick has been instrumental for the growth of the local Mozilla community in his locale as part of MozillaPH’s experiment to have greater… Read the rest

Creation of the Rust (Programming Language) Users Group Philippines

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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Rust is a systems programming language that runs awesomely fast, prevents segfaults, and guarantees thread safety. Rust is relatively new and Mozillians love it. Thought that it is time for me to learn a new programming language: decided that it will be Rust. A week ago, I created a study group for Rust via [https://www.facebook.com/groups/rustph] — we are all newbies there. Please feel free to join us. Let’s learn how to Rust.… Read the rest

Philippine Internet 22nd Anniversary MozCoffee

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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The Internet first made its connection to the Philippines on March 29, 1994. On that date the Philippine Network Foundation (PHNet) connected the country and its people to Sprint in the United States via a 64 kbit/s link [according to Wikipedia via bit.ly/1MrD5bn]. Come celebrate the 22nd anniversary of Internet in the Philippines with an informal get-together (MozCoffee) at the Mozilla Community Space Manila in Makati City on Thursday the 31st of this month at 6PM. Let’s discuss the current… Read the rest

#privacymonth in the Philippines Recap

Ryan Ermita

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Protecting the Open Web and its users is one of the top priority of Mozilla. That’s why Mozilla keeps on fighting large corporations who monopolize the Web and violates the rights of its users. Online privacy is one of those rights, Mozilla can’t fight and build a better Web alone. We, the Web users are also responsible for fighting for our rights. Remember that we are the owner of the Web and its our responsibility to protect it and make… Read the rest

New Regional Coordinator for Negros Occidental: Lenuel Betita

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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We are happy to announce the appointment of Mr. Lenuel Betita as the new Mozilla Philippines Community Regional Coordinator for Negros Occidental replacing Mr. Frederick Villaluna, who is now Luzon-based, effective 01 Dec 2015. Leny, as he is known in the region, is a product of AMA Computer College and is currently teaching at the La Consolacion College – Bacolod handling subjects on Web Development, Mobile Technology, eCommerce and Database Management. Being a developer by heart, Leny’s expertise in this… Read the rest