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Re: TorButton Question

Ringo wrote:
> Hey all,
> Sorry I've been posting so much to the list lately, I've been working a
> lot with Tor.
> One thing I notice is that Torbutton sets no proxy for ftp/gopher. Is
> there any particular reason it doesn't tell firefox that privoxy handles
> this (which would just kill the connection). It seems to me like this
> could break a user's anonymity, but I assume that there's a reason it's
> like this. Can somebody explain this?
> Ringo
I read earlier on the torproject site that it need to set proxy for ftp
and gopher (localhost 8118) and I did it manually.
But I have such question too - why the makers of the torbuuton did not
do it as default settings?