[tbb-bugs] #18361 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Issues with corporate censorship and mass surveillance

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#18361: Issues with corporate censorship and mass surveillance
 Reporter:  ioerror                   |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                    |         Status:  reopened
 Priority:  High                      |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Critical                  |     Resolution:
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Comment (by pastly):

 Replying to [comment:261 cypherpunks]:
 > https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-dev/2018-January/012779.html
 > {{{
 > It's long, and it doesn't appear to be progressing.
 > Tickets aren't designed for that kind of discussion.
 > }}}
 > Progressing? A working code is already there..
 > Why not merge this Cloudflare-detect-and-block addon as a part of

 If cypherpunk 260 would have quoted more, you would have an answer from

 Blocking an entire CDN would be a major change to either Tor or
 Tor Browser's design. It's not likely to happen, because of the
 security vs usability tradeoff. Significantly reducing the usability of
 Tor would decrease the number of users, making Tor's anonymity set
 smaller, and reducing anonymity for everyone.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/18361#comment:262>
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