[tbb-bugs] #16622 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Spoof Timezone from Firefox patch

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#16622: Spoof Timezone from Firefox patch
 Reporter:  mikeperry                            |          Owner:  tbb-
                                                 |  team
     Type:  defect                               |         Status:  new
 Priority:  Medium                               |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser             |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                               |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  tbb-torbutton-conversion,            |  Actual Points:
  TorBrowserTeam201611                           |
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 Reviewer:                                       |        Sponsor:
                                                 |  SponsorU

Comment (by arthuredelstein):

 Here's a branch that provides a static pref for timezone spoofing. I also
 tried to implement an alternative "live" pref, but the problem is rather
 complex and I don't want to delay further. I figure it's good to have a
 working patch now and we can revisit it during uplift.

 There are two patches (pref implemented, and pref set):

 Here's a patch that removes the functionality from torbutton:

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/16622#comment:10>
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