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Re: [tor-talk] Basic questions from new user but...
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- From: Elena Johnson <mmaioyp@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 13 May 2012 15:02:01 -0600
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I believe Tools>Options>AboutTor> says 12.0 and that Tor is up to date
> Date: Sun, 13 May 2012 08:39:11 +0200
> From: bastik.tor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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> Subject: Re: [tor-talk] Basic questions from new user but...
> Elena Johnson, 13.05.2012 00:38:
> > Confusing because NoScript says:
> > "Allow scripts globally (dangerous)."
> NoScript has a different goal, then Tor and therefore the TBB.
> While NoScript aims to prevent malicious scripts from running by
> disallowing scripts globally and only whitelist trusted sources; Tor
> aims to give you control over your privacy/anonymity. TBB users share a
> set of anonymity because they "look" similar.
> would allow it. That's bad for their anonymity as an exit can
> distinguish users that allow JS on particular site and those who don't.
> An attacker that wants to track users that use TBB can set up a site and
> disallow a combination of them. That's the case for all filtering addons.
> Also NoScript doesn't seem to be easily understood by non-technical
> users. TBB should work out-of-the-box to be usable by anyone.
> NoScript is still useful even when it's set to allow scripts globally.
> So long story short
> TBB: Make it possible to browse the web anonymously.
> > 2) "The TorBrowserBundle (TBB) should allow scripting by default"
> > Confusing because when I log into Tor using TBB the NoScript icon has a red slash through it. [...]
> I haven't seen that you respond the Andrew's question so I just repeat
> it here. Which version of TBB do you have? (Andrew's question) Also what
> platform are you on? (me)
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