[tbb-bugs] #30567 [Applications/Tor Browser]: No way to configure NoScript per tabulator in TorBrowser 8.5

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#30567: No way to configure NoScript per tabulator in TorBrowser 8.5
 Reporter:  cypherpunks  |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect       |         Status:  new
 Priority:  Medium       |      Component:  Applications/Tor Browser
  Version:               |       Severity:  Normal
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 There is no way to re-enable the NoScript menu so that JavaScript could be
 enabled per tabulator. At least in the Linux version.
 The design document about the new menu bar mentions, that it should be
 possible for the user to re-enable the NoScript icon manually, but it is
 The NoScript configuration is only accessible via the AddOns Noscipt
 Preferences, but
  (1) all changes there effect the whole session including reloading all
 tabs - which is a security risk if you do not inspect all tabs before
 doing so
  (2) in the Appearance tab there, it is only possible  to enable the
 NoScript context menu, which seems to be blocked in Tor Browser. No option
 to get the menu button back.

 Without safe way to enable JavaScript for a single tabulator, TorBrowser
 8.5.x is not safe. At least I will fall back to 8.0.9 until this has been

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/30567>
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