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Re: Geode: some more headaches for TorButton? :-P

     On Thu, 9 Oct 2008 07:51:54 -0400 phobos@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>On Thu, Oct 09, 2008 at 07:52:10AM -0400, erilenz@xxxxxxxxx wrote 0.8K bytes in 18 lines about:
>: Rather than adding to the speculation, I thought I'd actually test the plugin.
>: Whenever a site requests your location, your browser asks permission to send it,
>: and also allows you to specify how much granularity to provide. You can also
>: tick a box to make your browser remember those settings for a particular
>: website.
>This is acceptable so long as your browser can't be tricked into
>thinking you clicked yes with full granularity.  Or that someone can't
>remotely read your per site preferences without your knowledge.
     And that none of your other plug-ins undo the setting.  Allowing that
kind of query to proceed strikes me as exactly the kind of thing that, say,
the Google tool bar might do.

                                  Scott Bennett, Comm. ASMELG, CFIAG
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