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Re: [tor-talk] New Browser Bundle
On Tuesday, November 08, 2011 08:56:47 Christian Siefkes wrote:
> Does that work? As I understand it, clicking the "Use a new identity"
> button in Vidalia tells Tor to build new circuits for subsequent
> connections, but it doesn't seem to affect Aurora -- all the cookies that
> have assembled since the start of the session are still there. (At least
> on Linux, using the current version.)
> Or is there a different 'new identity' feature I missed?
There is a 'new identity' button in vidalia which does both clear caches and
such in aurora and send new identity command to tor.
> > Intuitevly it sounds bad, yes. However, I'd like to see baseline
> > research and then settings changes that are proven to improve anonymity
> > for the user. Of course, 'improve anonymity' implies some sort of
> > measurement, which ties into
> > https://blog.torproject.org/blog/research-problem-measuring-safety-tor-n
> > etwork
> If that is an open research question, why play it risky in the meantime?
enabled by default. I know noscript and torbutton defang many attacks already,
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