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Re: GSoC Introduction! (TorButton)

Hi Jim,
--- On Sun, 5/31/09, Jim McClanahan <jimmymac@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

From: Jim McClanahan <jimmymac@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: GSoC Introduction! (TorButton)
To: or-talk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Sunday, May 31, 2009, 11:08 AM
Chris Humphry wrote:
> Hi Kroy!
>  <snip>
> I
> informened Tor team how RefContorl will spoof the root of the site you
> are visiting as the referrer.

I will also point out functionality Privoxy has as an option.  When you
come from another site, it spoofs the referrer as the root of the site
being visited as indicated above.  But as you move around within a site
it reports the referrer accurately.  Some sites require this for proper
Thanks for the heads up.   I use Polipo though.   I don't want to be in the 'un-cool' anonymity set (just kidding), but I do not want to be in the smaller (I assume) Privoxy anonymity set.
I have yet to have any issues with RefControl but I do like your desceiption about switching back to non-spoofing, smart.