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Re: [tor-talk] HTML5 video and Tor anonymity.
Would be possible to run flash video in a VM to isolate it?
On 04/30/2013 05:50 PM, Praedor Tempus wrote:
> From: Leo Unglaub <leo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: tor-talk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 11:53 AM
> Subject: Re: [tor-talk] HTML5 video and Tor anonymity.
> On 2013-04-30 17:03, luis redondo wrote:
>> I can see videos.I suppose that it is HTML5 videos,so,isn't the same that flash videos? and can the anonymity be compromised?
> no, HTML5 videos are not the same as flash videos. The problem with
> flash videos is not the video itself, it's a problem because the player
> is closed source and you can't control what flash is doing in there.
> But with HTML5 videos the browser is the player and so in Firefox,
> Chrome, ... its open source. Sience there is no other plugin needed the
> browser simply fetches the parts of the video he needs. You can actually
> watch that in a tool like Firebug, ... .
> Summary: HTML5 videos are no thread to anonymity.
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