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Re: [tor-talk] Making TBB undetectable!

On Tue, Oct 06, 2015 at 03:22:03PM +0200, aka wrote:
> If millions of people would use the same Firefox on the same version
> with mostly the same browser/javascript behaviour, it would make TBB
> obsolete. Wouldn't it make more sense to include those anonymity patches
> into the mainline Firefox and make them opt-in if the user uses Private
> Browsing?

I think Mozilla is much too diverse, one example is API-Keys for major
search engines, that tie you to distributors (like in Linux
Distribution) and so on, TBB has some properties that don't stand out, 
it comes with a set of addons like noscript, that have a very specific
approach, that isn't available in mainstream or developer, nightly
editons of Mozilla.

And then there are forks like IceWeasel and other spinoffs. Due to the license,
only Mozilla can brand their Browser Mozilla, so operating system does
matter much more if it comes to Mozilla.

TBB wraps around most of the exposed properties. You can diff the repositories 
against eachother, that should give you an idea, how different they are.
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