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.
Every project has some frequently asked questions.
- Implement the September 2019 Policy for MLS
- 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.
- Maintain the service without full-time development staff (2021 and later).
- Software projects
- Relevant projects and literature
- Overview of existing data sources
- Old leaderboard (switched 2016, "new" leaderboard retired around 2018)
- Old meeting notes (2013-2014)
- Most bugs specific to the Mozilla Stumbler application (retired February 2021) and the Ichnaea Service should be reported in their respective GitHub issue trackers.
- Confidential and security bugs can be reported in the general Bugzilla tracker under the Location :: General component (for legal, operations, or unknown category)
- Discussions: https://discourse.mozilla.org/c/location/506
- Chat room: https://chat.mozilla.org/#/room/#location:mozilla.org