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Re: [tor-talk] What is "cookie protections"?
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> On Jan 9, 2016, at 00:17, Yury Bulka <setthemfree@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Dear list,
> I'm experimenting with moving all my daily web browsing to the Tor
> Browser Bundle on Linux. For this use case, I've disabled the "Don't
> record browsing history or website data" check box in the Privacy and
> Security Settings dialog. (The reason is that I wanted to have the
> option to stay logged in on a few key websites.)
> There's only one potential danger I see here - cookies. (Of course
> there's also the danger of someone stealing my browsing history from my
> hard drive, but this is not in my threat model for now.)
> This is why I'd like to understand what is the "Cookie protections"
> dialog about. It's not clear to me what these "protections" do and how
> they are meant to be used. I suspect it may be something like a cookie
> white list, allowing one to mark certain cookies as protected and purge
> all the other cookies (exactly what I'd need for my use case), but I may
> be wrong.
> I couldn't find any info on it. Can someone clarify?
> P.S. I also have some other questions about tweaks to TBB for the "main
> browser" use case, I'll ask them later to keep things clean.
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