[tbb-bugs] #21323 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Activate mixed content blocking

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Wed May 17 01:08:40 UTC 2017

#21323: Activate mixed content blocking
 Reporter:  arthuredelstein           |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                    |         Status:  needs_review
 Priority:  Medium                    |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                    |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  TorBrowserTeam201705R     |  Actual Points:
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Comment (by legind):

 Note that in the transition to the WebExtensions version of HTTPS
 Everywhere, we will no longer have access to browser prefs.  See:

 Because of this we won't be able to tell from prefs whether mixed content
 blocking is enabled or not, and setting the above-mentioned pref will be

 One possibility is setting a localStorage variable
 ''enable_mixed_rulesets'' and setting that to the desired value within the
 HTTPS Everywhere extension scope at browser startup.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/21323#comment:15>
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