Mozilla Foundation activities, week ending 2008/05/02

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This is my report on activities related to the Mozilla Foundation for the week ending May 2, 2008.

Projects for the week

Here’s a summary of what Foundation-related activities went on last week; for more information about others’ activities please see the weekly status reports published by David Boswell, Gerv Markham, and Zak Greant.

  • Grants and related expenditures

    • I approved funding for a new Bugzilla-related project; more details last next week. Thanks to all who donated to the Mozilla Foundation in support of Bugzilla!
  • CAs and related issues

    • I gave final approval to the request from DigiNotar to add a new root and enable it for EV; for more information see bug 369357.
  • Public communications and related issues

  • Other

    • Gerv worked on Summer of Code and other activities.

    • Zak worked on various conference-related activities.

Upcoming events and activities

  • The Mozilla accessibility team will be attending and staffing a Mozilla booth at the SightCity conference (May 7-9 in Frankfurt), with sponsorship by the Mozilla Foundation.

  • I will not be able to attend the Berkman@10 conference (May 15-16 in Boston); if any Boston-area Mozilla people are interested in attending, please contact me.

  • Zak will be doing a keynote at the eLiberatica 2008 conference (May 30-31, 2008, in Bucharest).

  • The Mozilla Foundation will be a sponsor of the Personal Democracy Forum conference (June 23-24 in New York NY), which I’m planning to attend if possible.