[tbb-bugs] #6217 [Tor Browser]: Mozilla updates queries happen at regular intervals

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#6217: Mozilla updates queries happen at regular intervals
 Reporter:  cypherpunks                         |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                              |         Status:  new
 Priority:  Medium                              |      Milestone:
Component:  Tor Browser                         |        Version:
 Severity:  Major                               |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  tbb-linkability, tbb-firefox-patch  |  Actual Points:
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Comment (by bugzilla):

 Replying to [comment:9 mcs]:
 > Can you expand on that last statement? While introducing some artificial
 jitter and randomness to the Tor Browser ping intervals is probably not a
 high priority, it is something we will want to do.
 It's better to ask nickm & teor - they discussed in their tickets how to
 prevent linkability.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/6217#comment:10>
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