[tbb-bugs] #26629 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Prompt users to install missing video codecs

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Tue Jul 3 15:46:30 UTC 2018

#26629: Prompt users to install missing video codecs
     Reporter:  arthuredelstein           |      Owner:  tbb-team
         Type:  defect                    |     Status:  new
     Priority:  Medium                    |  Milestone:
    Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |    Version:
     Severity:  Normal                    |   Keywords:
Actual Points:                            |  Parent ID:
       Points:                            |   Reviewer:
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 Missing video codecs are a way to fingerprint users, even if Media
 Capabilities object has been sanitized for fingerprinting. Tor Browser
 could detect when codecs are missing and suggest to user that they install

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/26629>
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