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Browser dos/don'ts ( was Re: Incognito Live CD using Polipo)

On Friday 12 October 2007 00:26:46 phobos@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 11, 2007 at 08:57:48PM +0100, robert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote 1.1K 
bytes in 29 lines about:
> : Keeping track of all the things you should turn off or get a proxy to
> : tweak makes my feeble head hurt.
> The latest torbutton-dev releases handle most of this for you.

So for any browser without torbutton the list of things to do while using tor 

Turn off:
Javascript (browser)
Java (browser)
Plugins (browser)
Cookies (browser)
Referer Headers (privacy proxy)
Caching (browser)
History reads/writes (browser)

Spoof user-agent (is this necessary even with javascript disabled?) (browser)
Spoof http-headers as though a US english browser (browser/privacy proxy?)

Do not:
Use tabs (enforced/recommended by controller?)
Keep the browser open when finished 'using tor' (enforced/recommended by 

Anything to add/remove/clarify?