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Re: [tor-talk] Using Tor Browser with non-Tor proxies?
Hi Georg, thanks for your reply! More inline.
Georg Koppen (2017-11-24 07:12:00 +0000) wrote:
> Ivan Vilata-i-Balaguer:
> > […] Since the main entry point to the system will usually be a web proxy, we
> > were wondering whether it would make sense to use the Tor Browser and
> > leverage all the great efforts already put into it to take care of such
> > anonymization of requests, instead of reinventing the wheel ourselves.
> Could you elaborate on what you mean with "anonymization of requests"?
Sure, I was referring to the many techniques mentioned here:
I ran some tests and checked that the HTTP requests themselves for
simple public pages don't look that different from those of a normal
browser in terms of headers… But the rest of techniques employed may be
valuable as well.
> > Do you think it makes sense to use the Tor Browser with a different
> > proxy than Tor? Is there some technical hurdle (i.e. some source code
> > modification) that would prevent it from working?
> Yes, you would need to patch Tor Browser to adapt it to your needs.
> There have been a lot of requests in the past for being able to use Tor
> Browser and its defenses without Tor. There are folks that stepped up
> and made this happen. Look at all the jondobrowser- repos at
Umm, I wasn't aware of that particular aspect of that project. It may
be very useful for our purpose and we'll definitely have a deeper look
Thanks a lot for the info!
Ivan Vilata i Balaguer
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