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Re: [tor-talk] Should DOM storage really be enabled by default in TorBrowser?

On 6/19/2014 12:03 PM, Aymeric Vitte wrote:
The problem will be that sites such as Mega will not work any longer
with TBB but it's not logical to forbid indexedDB and allow localStorage
(and sites such as Mega should better use indexedDB rather than

Le 19/06/2014 18:55, Aymeric Vitte a écrit :
That's exactly what I pointed out in my follow-up email regarding yt

Given that there are no options to disable it or ask for permission in
FF, given that FF behaviour is unclear regarding how it is managed
(for example blocking 'offline storage' by clicking on the icon on the
left of the url + more information/permissions seems to have no
effect) and given that it is used by many sites to store cookie-like
stuff, I really think it should be disabled.

I would disable the cache too since it can give some information that
you already visited the place and when.

Le 19/06/2014 18:15, Joe Btfsplk a écrit :
Curious: Should DOM storage really be enabled by default in Tor
Browser 3.6.x, when other forms of disk storage are disabled?

If so, why is that?
Thanks. I'm sure many would enjoy hearing from those directly involved w/ TorBrowser, or that consider themselves "experts" on using DOM storage in it, why it's necessary or allowed, when by design all other forms of disk storage are disabled.
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