[tbb-bugs] #18382 [Tor Browser]: Private browsing retains state

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Wed Feb 24 13:16:29 UTC 2016

#18382: Private browsing retains state
     Reporter:  cypherpunks  |      Owner:  tbb-team
         Type:  defect       |     Status:  new
     Priority:  Medium       |  Milestone:
    Component:  Tor Browser  |    Version:
     Severity:  Major        |   Keywords:
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       Points:               |    Sponsor:
 By default, TBB uses private browsing mode. Cookies and other state (e.g.
 cache) are retained until the browser is restarted. There is neither an
 option to view the cookies nor to clear the history.

 If the browser is left running for a long time, a lot of history can be

 TBB should offer an option to clear history in private browsing mode
 and/or clear all history associated with an URL bar domain when it is

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/18382>
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