[tbb-bugs] #27254 [Applications/Tor Browser]: TBA: Investigate "Assist app" functionality

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Wed Aug 22 03:27:34 UTC 2018

#27254: TBA: Investigate "Assist app" functionality
     Reporter:  towiw                     |      Owner:  tbb-team
         Type:  task                      |     Status:  new
     Priority:  Very High                 |  Milestone:
    Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |    Version:
     Severity:  Critical                  |   Keywords:  tbb-mobile
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 Why does fennec need to be an "Assist app"? Assist apps can take
 screenshots and read text in any app, and record audio. It is a very
 dangerous permission. I think this functionality should be removed from
 Tor Browser for Android.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/27254>
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