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Re: Tor and Firefox 3

I am a linux user, therefore I am not interested in xerobank products.
  If Xerobank decides to setup there service for linux I may be
interested in the future. I do appreciate anonym's response, thankyou.
Any other ideas for replacing torbutton until torbutton fixes there
addon for firefox 3?
On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 11:39 PM, Arrakis <arrakistor@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Howdy Roger,
>  I thought the original question was asking about an alternative
>  to torbutton.
>  No plans to include torbutton in future versions of xB Browser.
>  The reason we took it out is because it is counter-intuitive
>  to user behaviors.
>  Most users don't want a browser for both "anonymous" and "public"
>  sessions. As an analogy, you may find people prefer to feed their
>  dogs with different spoons than they themselves use, and it isn't
>  for lack of a sanitizing dishwasher. So the user seems to prefer
>  an entirely different disposable session, instead of
>  "states" as provided by TorButton. Because our focus is user-
>  oriented instead of design-oriented, elimination of TorButton was
>  obvious.
>  This conveys many benefits, not the least of which being one
>  less point of failure and zero learning curve for the user. A
>  greater benefit is that this promotes and enables concurrent
>  browser usage so the user does not have to give up the browser
>  they are used to. I feel this significantly increases the chance
>  that the user will keep on employing a "secure" browser, rather
>  than being faced with the choice between between having to integrate
>  and learn something new, or turning off the "warning lights"
>  and going back to insecure browsing habits. Wow, poor English.
>  However, a significant distinction has to be made so the users
>  do not confuse the "secure" browser with their normal browser,
>  so we introduced the XeroBank Modern firefox theme, based on
>  the defunct Netscape browser.
>  More good news, though. At 6.7m download requests, I think we are
>  now getting a strong idea of the user, and the appropriate threat
>  model, so it may be time to start writing some papers that
>  establish the evolutionary principles of xBB.
>  Steve