Mozilla is open source and free software –
any person or company is free to:
- run the program, for any purpose;
- study how the program works, and adapt it to their needs;
- redistribute copies at will;
- improve the program, and distribute the altered version.
All the source code for Mozilla is available under the Mozilla and Netscape Public Licenses,
which are accepted as free software
licenses by the Free Software
The spirit of the
is that you are free to use Mozilla code in your applications and products – including
proprietary products – provided that you make available any
modifications you make to the actual Mozilla code base itself.
With free software, your business is not locked into
the products of one company. You are free to control your own future.