Mozilla Italia is the Italian regional Mozilla communities.
Italy is a country in Europe. Located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, Italy shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, San Marino, and Vatican City. Italy covers an area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi) and has a largely temperate seasonal and Mediterranean climate. With around 61 million inhabitants, it is the fourth-most populous EU member state and the most populous country in southern Europe.
Mozilla Italia is a group of passionate people who care for the Open Web and follow the projects and the mission promoted by the Mozilla Foundation. Our community has contributors who are students, localizers, testers, engineers, Mozilla Reps, Tech Speakers, social media and marketing volunteer, etc. many of them are Engineer, Developers, Scientist, Students and in general people who wants to spread the Mozilla mission in Italy.
Mozilla Italia is a volunteer run community engaged in promoting openness, innovation, inclusion and opportunity on the Web in Italy, and to offer support and localization Italian. It was born out of an effort to bring together a community for users, translators and developers of the Mozilla and Open Web technologies in Italy. Mozilla Italia is part of the global community of Mozilla Foundation.
Mozilla Italia, as a community, aims to reach end users and contributors with various resources. We make it easier for anyone to participate and help them work on the projects they choose to get involved in. We raise awareness about Mozilla's mission and introduce Mozilla to educational institutions, government organizations, and corporate companies. We create momentum for action and strive to keep the Web open.
We promote projects and ideas of Mozilla in Italy by organizing events, through localization of products, by offering free help, knowledge, resources and our vision for an open Web, by making everyone realize that Internet is a critical public resource.
We promote open source and open Web technologies in the country. We are open to associate/work with existing open source or other community-run, public benefit organizations.
Mozilla Italia have inside some self-organized teams that are focused in the differents areas of contribution. Actually doesnt' exist a structured main organization. We promote the inclusion, the diversity, and the meritocracy like the rest of Mozilla.
General categories of members
- Users: Anyone who visits the site.
- Team Contributors: Users that contribute to the community from time to time in different projects.
- Program Oriented Contributors: Users or Team Contributors that join and follow rules and goals of specific program aimed by Mozilla Foundation.
Every team can assign more responsibilities or internal role following the general principle of inclusion, diversity, meritocracy and availabilities of the community members.
Areas Of Contribution & Teams
Anyone who cares about the Web, loves Firefox or believes in Mozilla's mission can join the community and start contributing to the projects. You don't have to be a C++ guru to be able to contribute to Mozilla. There are several areas that one can contribute to based on how much time they have, even if that's just 5 minutes!
Mozilla Italia Teams
The Main Teams are:
- L10n Italian Team
- Sumo Italian Team
- Social Media & Comms Team
- Participation Team
You can find various areas of contribution at Mozilla here
Mozilla contributors are spread across the country, some regions have active local communities. Here's a list of communities that we know about:
- Mozilla Sardegna
- Mozilla Open Night - Torino
- Mailing List
- Official Forum
- IRC: Server - irc.mozilla.org at channels: #italy or #developers-it
- Learn more about IRC here.
- Facebook Page
- Twitter Account
- Telegram Channels
Have questions or would like to talk to us to be a volunteer? Write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you want to organize an event or something else in Italy? Write to us at email@example.com
Monthly Online Meetings
Once a month, an open meeting is organized for status updates on different on-going projects and followed by topic that would need discussion.
Actually the meeting is scheduled for the first Friday of each month from 6.30 PM to 7.30 PM GMT+1
How to join the meetings: - You can join us at #italy on IRC (irc.mozilla.org).
Mozilla Italia is a group of volunteers and can in some cases officially represents Mozilla Foundation or Corporation in the country. To ensure compliance with policy trademarks of Mozilla Foundation, the following statement is made: The use of trademarks Mozilla, Firefox, Thunderbird, SeaMonkey, Sunbird, Camino, Bugzilla and other for Mozilla Foundation, and the use of the logos of Mozilla, Firefox and Thunderbird is done for the sole purpose of publicizing and promote Mozilla products and explicitly recognizes that Mozilla Italia not own or have any rights to such trademarks or logos. It also states that, according to the information in the FAQ on Mozilla's trademarks (in English) , trademarks and logos mentioned in the previous section are the exclusive property of Mozilla Foundation.