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Re: Tor breaks slashdot

I spoke too soon. It is still broken. And, further investigation now
tells me what's going on.

The repeat case: Go to slashdot. Log into an account that uses the new
discussion system. View any page.

Expand a "hidden" discussion topic. It will work.

Switch to Vidalia. Ask for a new identity.

Switch back to firefox. Try to exand another hidden discussion topic.

Vidalia will show a connection opens to slashdot, and then closes.
Nothing else will change in the browser -- you will not see the full
text of the discussion (only the short blurb that came with the
original page), and you won't see the parent/reply buttons.

It is not so much triggered by Tor, but by using a different
connection than the original page.

Since Tor will change connections after (I think) 10 minutes by
default anyways, this can occur without using "new identity".

On 3/30/07, Michael_google gmail_Gersten <keybounce@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 3/5/07, Michael_google gmail_Gersten <keybounce@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Tor seems to be destroying slashdot's new "hidden, display on demand"
> discussion format.
> Test environment: Firefox, Mac os 10.4.8, privoxy 3.0.6, tor rc 9.

Ok, the pictures for this are up at http://www.stb04.nccom.com/ftp/tor-slashdot/

Please note: This was broken in rc 9. It is working (tested today)
with rc 12, Mac os 10.4.9, and Firefox Same privoxy :-).

I don't know which upgrade fixed it, but it does work now.