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Re: So TOR is NOT really anonoymous!?

Tor only takes care of the IP address, what you send over that link also
needs to be cleansed.  Java/Javascript run locally in your browser,
therefore info about your local machine is available to both java
applets and javascript.  Tor does not cleansed this, nor should it.

This link explains this as well:

On Fri, Aug 19, 2005 at 08:54:28AM +0200, uhuru@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote 0.5K bytes in 18 lines about:
: I set up TOR (the onion router) and privoxy hoping to browse anonymously,
: I am using Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6 and if I visit other site such as:
: http://www.showmyip.com/
: TOR works properly.
: BUT if I check here:
: http://www.inet-police.com/cgi-bin/env.cgi
: they show my REAL IP  address!
: So TOR is NOT  really anonoymous!?
: later on I discovered by myself that if I disable java in Firefox
: settings then even
: http://www.inet-police.com/cgi-bin/env.cgi
: cannot read my Real IP address.
: So I have to keep java always turned off?
: -