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Re: Maybe Firfox isn't the best choice for privacy?

On Thu, 14 Feb 2008 16:25:21 +0100 (CET)
"Marco Bonetti" <marco.bonetti@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Thu, February 14, 2008 16:17, kazaam wrote:
> > What do you think about this?
> An interesting hack.
> There's one "flaw": the core mechanism is javascript based, using
> tobutton-dev will stop it from working :)
> Some of the js code can be moved to server-side (e.g. the user-agent
> query) but, again, torbutton-dev adds some nice extra protection.
> So, after reading the article, is firefox useless? Maybe plain firefox,
> but not firefox+torbutton-dev.

Yes but the true magic of this method is working without JS, just with xhtml as I understood it? So it would also detect you using torbutton and calculate the hash on serverside for you.