The Mozilla Location Service is an open service which lets devices determine their location based on network infrastructure like WiFi access points, cell towers and Bluetooth beacons. The service is available at https://location.services.mozilla.com
There are various ways to contribute, please refer to https://location.services.mozilla.com/ for details.
Users of the Mozilla Stumbler Android application can also voluntarily contribute to a leaderboard available at https://location-leaderboard.services.mozilla.com/
Every project has some frequently asked questions.
- Provide a highly accurate geolocation service for any device and in any country, based on publicly observable signal information (like Bluetooth, cell and WiFi networks or IP addresses).
- Improve the privacy aspects of the geolocation service compared to the current market offerings.
- Software projects
- Relevant projects and literature
- Overview of existing data sources
- Old leaderboard
- Old meeting notes
- Bugs can be reported in the general Bugzilla tracker under the Mozilla Services :: Location component (for legal, operations, or unknown category)
- A list of open bugs: Location bugs
- Bugs specific to the Mozilla Stumbler application and the Ichnaea Service should be reported in their respective github issue trackers.
- Join the #geo channel on Mozilla's IRC server (irc.mozilla.org).
- You can subscribe to the mailing list at https://lists.mozilla.org/listinfo/dev-geolocation