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Re: suggestion for 'is my installation of tor working?' page

I've put together the sort of page I think new Tor users need to visit when 
they get started on Tor for the first time. It's designed for TorK users, so 
doesn' t attempt to check your IP address or anything like that. Since it's 
very hard for a web service to know *all* Tor nodes at any given time, I 
wonder if the Tor node check is more confusing than it is helpful.


I've basically just filleted the jscript at showmyip.com/torstatus and made it 
a little more user-friendly.

The catch with this sort of page is that a healthcheck website can only check 
for plugins/java/cookies if jscript is enabled, so you never get a fully 
green response. But at least it alerts users to the ways in which they can 
leak anonymity.

As an aside, shouldn't the download page mention the perils of javascript?


Browse Anonymously Anywhere	- http://anonymityanywhere.com
TorK	- KDE Anonymity Manager	- http://tork.sf.net
KlamAV	- KDE Anti-Virus 	- http://www.klamav.net