[tbb-bugs] #19804 [Applications/Tor Browser]: HTML5 fingerprinting by battery status

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Tue Aug 2 16:33:06 UTC 2016

#19804: HTML5 fingerprinting by battery status
     Reporter:  cypherpunks               |      Owner:  tbb-team
         Type:  defect                    |     Status:  new
     Priority:  Medium                    |  Milestone:
    Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |    Version:
     Severity:  Normal                    |   Keywords:
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 Research show that the battery status api in HTML5 can be used to track
 and fingerprint users.
 Does the Tor browser deal with this properly?


Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/19804>
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