On Monday 15 October 2007 20:37:58 Kasimir Gabert wrote: > > On 10/15/07, Robert Hogan <robert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > > On Sunday 14 October 2007 19:50:38 phobos@xxxxxxxxxx wrote: > > > > On Sat, Oct 13, 2007 at 09:21:40AM +0100, robert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > > > > > > > : Spoof http-headers as though a US english browser (browser/privacy > > > > : proxy?) > > > > > > > > Only if you want to appear as coming from the US, and if you read > > > > English. If you're in UAE and spoofing US English, then you may > > > > stand out for being different. > > > > > > But no-one should know you're in the UAE because you're using tor. Or > > > have I missed your point? > > > > > > > On 10/15/07, Kasimir Gabert <kasimir.g@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > People will know that you are in the UAE if you are browsing websites > > that are only for people and used by people in the UAE. > > Sure, in those situations spoofing won't really make much of a difference. However, I would have thought choosing a generic 'tor locale' for your http headers (be it US English or whatever) is safest in most circumstances. No point in performing a bit of top-secret UAE intelligence gathering on the Russian embassy website through a tor exit in Germany if your http header says 'Hello, I'm actually from the UAE. Salaam Aleikum Comrade!'. > > Unfortunately, I top posted! I am sorry, this is where my message > should end up. Reason: Too hasty typing with GMail at a library. > > My most ernest apologies. For shame! If everyone top-posted when would we ever get to use our precious middle mouse buttons? Huh? Never! That's when! ;-)
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