Twitter buys password manager Mitro and makes code publicly




Twitter has taken over the company behind the password-manager Mitro. The company cease the development of the password manager, but together with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the American company makes the source code public.

The team behind the password manager is going to work in the “location-team ‘of Twitter; thus the acquisition seems to be where a company is taken to take., the people who work in a service called acqui-hire Often the company discontinues the smaller company takes over the service. That is true in this case, but Mitro has the source code of the project was made public.

The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a civil rights organization that is similar to the Dutch Bits of Freedom, Mitro is helping to create. successful open source project software Both the source code of the client and the server is made public. Mitro will keep the servers until at least the end of this year in the air; how then is, is still unknown.

Mitro is a relatively new and small password manager. The software features the ability to share with logging in via an extension. Others and passwords automatically


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