As Mozilla tightens and refines its product focus in 2020 today we are announcing the end of life for two legacy services that grew out of the Firefox Test Pilot program Firefox Send and Firefox Notes. Both services are being decommissioned and will no longer be a part of our product family. Details and timelines are discussed below.
Firefox Send was a promising tool for encrypted file sharing. Send garnered good reach a loyal audience and real signs of value throughout its life. Unfortunately some abusive users were beginning to use Send to ship malware and conduct spear phishing attacks. This summer we took Firefox Send offline to address this challenge.
In the intervening period as we weighed the cost of our overall portfolio and strategic focus we made the decision not to relaunch the service. Because the service is already offline no major changes in status are expected. You can read more here.