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Re: HTTPS & Tor?
On 4/28/05, lkjklj lkjlkj <herehere@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> HTTPS defeates the filtering process of Privoxy so your environmental info is in the clear.
> I was reading Adam Langley's thread on writing a proxy and he mentioned that Tor doens't (can't) handel HTTPS connections.
Nope. The word HTTPS doesn't appear in my email as far as I can see.
Tor deals with HTTPS connections just the same as it does HTTP ones.
However, *privoxy* cannot see inside them to strip headers and the
> 1. If HTTPS defeates Privoxy's ability to filter enviro. info does HTTPS also defeate Privoxy's DNSLookup forwarding?
> 2. Why did Mr. Langley mention that Tor doesn't handel HTTPS?
I didn't that I can see. Can you quote the part that you're referring to?
> 3. How can I ensure FTP requests via. imbeded web script (through pics, etc) don't break my anonymity with Tor?
For FTP requests just set your web browser's FTP proxy to something.
Either a valid SOCKS forwarding via Tor or an invalid host (to disable
For embedded Real/Flash etc you may be able to set their proxies also
- I don't know.
> 4. Are there any issues with anti-virius, anti-torjen, firewalls, antispware/malware leaking real IP's while I'm using Tor?
Yes. All of these can leak your IP address and/or record the webpages you read.
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