[tbb-bugs] #16672 [Tor Browser]: Text rendering allows OS fingerprinting

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Mon Jul 27 05:28:54 UTC 2015

#16672: Text rendering allows OS fingerprinting
     Reporter:  arthuredelstein  |      Owner:  tbb-team
         Type:  defect           |     Status:  new
     Priority:  normal           |  Milestone:
    Component:  Tor Browser      |    Version:
   Resolution:                   |   Keywords:  tbb-fingerprinting-fonts
Actual Points:                   |  Parent ID:
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Comment (by arthuredelstein):

 Another option is to try to minimize text rendering differences by
 adjusting anti-aliasing, hinting, and other similar settings. We'll have
 to investigate how these are implemented across different platforms.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/16672#comment:1>
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