[tbb-bugs] #17228 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Consideration for disabling referrers within TBB

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#17228: Consideration for disabling referrers within TBB
 Reporter:  cypherpunks               |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                    |         Status:  new
 Priority:  High                      |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                    |     Resolution:
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Comment (by gk):

 Replying to [comment:7 irl]:
 > Just to add a note here, as this is something I've had to consider
 today, we should probably never pass referrer information for
 onion->clearnet sites. This is the current behavior.

 Are you sure? We have #9623 that fixed this problem and moved that into a
 Firefox patch with #17334. If that does not work do you mind filing a new
 ticket outlining steps to reproduce your problem?

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/17228#comment:8>
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