[tbb-bugs] #27257 [Applications/Tor Browser]: In Tor Browser prefs, "dom.network.enabled" should have been "dom.netinfo.enabled"

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Wed Aug 22 05:06:33 UTC 2018

#27257: In Tor Browser prefs, "dom.network.enabled" should have been
     Reporter:  arthuredelstein      |      Owner:  tbb-team
         Type:  defect               |     Status:  new
     Priority:  Medium               |  Milestone:
    Component:  Applications/Tor     |    Version:
  Browser                            |   Keywords:  tbb-fingerprinting,
     Severity:  Normal               |  tbb-mobile, ff60-esr
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 Seems to have been a typo from #5642. Lucky for us, this pref is disabled
 by default in Firefox desktop and also the API is disabled by
 privacy.resistFingerprinting thanks to
 https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1372072. We could set
 "dom.netinfo.enabled" to false just to be safe, or just remove the
 "dom.network.enabled" line altogether.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/27257>
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