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Re: [tor-talk] Recommended method for updating an existing TBB
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> From: tor-talk [mailto:tor-talk-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> Lutz Horn
> Sent: Friday, 28 June 2013 4:59 PM
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> Subject: Re: [tor-talk] Recommended method for updating an existing TBB
> > I don't agree that changing settings in TBB/Firefox should be
> > discouraged; you may have meant this in regards to some specific
> > settings, but you'd have to elaborate for me to be sure. For example,
> > I routinely enable the "Tell websites I do not want to be tracked"
> > option.
> > Is this discouraged? Why?
> Changing TBB settings and installing extensions is discouraged because it
> makes you stand out of the crowd.
Using crypto makes one stand out from the crowd in the first instance with those flat histograms
By using Tor and other crypto one should realise their comms are far more likely to be of interest to authorities
Sending DNT if nobody else using TBB
> does weakens your anonymity. The same goes for using ABP or other
> extensions that alter your requests.
> Anonymity loves company.
> Opt out of PRISM, the NSAâs global data surveillance program.
> Stop reporting your online activities to the American government with these
> free alternatives to proprietary software.
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