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Torbutton 1.2.5 Released

Torbutton 1.2.5 has been released at https://www.torproject.org/torbutton/

This release provides the ability to automatically redirect to an
alternate search engine when Google presents you with a captcha. The
options are ixquick, bing, yahoo, and scroogle. In addition,
potentially identifying information (such as language, OS version, and
Firefox version) will be stripped off of Google Search Box queries by

This release will also only update Torbutton via Tor by default, to
address concerns with data retention by addons.mozilla.org, as well as
potential issues with Tor users being revealed via their Torbutton
update requests.

Here is the complete changelog entry for 1.2.5:

 * bugfix: bug 1169: Fix blank popup conflict with CoolPreviews
 * bugfix: bug 1246: Fix IST and other HH:30 timezone issues.
 * bugfix: bug 1219: Fix the toggle warning loop issue on settings change.
 * bugfix: bug 1321: Fix a session restore bug when closing the last window
 * bugfix: bug 1302: Update useragent to FF3.6.3 on WinNT6.
 * bugfix: bug 1157: Add logic to handle torbutton crashed state conflicts
 * bugfix: bug 1235: Improve the 'changed-state' refresh warning message
 * bugfix: bug 1337: Bind alert windows to correct browser window
 * bugfix: bug 1055: Make the error console the default log output location
 * bugfix: bug 1032: Fix an exception in the localhost proxy filter
 * misc: Always tell a website our window size is rounded even if it's not
 * misc: Add some suggestions to warning about loading external content
 * new: Add option to always update Torbutton via Tor. On by default
 * new: Redirect Google queries elsewhere on captcha (default ixquick)
 * new: Strip identifying info off of Google searchbox queries

Mike Perry
Mad Computer Scientist
fscked.org evil labs

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