[tbb-dev] New Guy Wants To Help With The TBB Experience

spencerone at openmailbox.org spencerone at openmailbox.org
Thu Dec 18 08:00:28 UTC 2014

Hey Georg!

> Hi SpencerOne,
> that fits perfectly. We are currently in the process of incorporating a
> security slider into Tor Browser which lets users choose between four
> different security levels: on the one end the slider allows the most
> features while on the other end promises you high security and is
> therefore restricting a bunch of browser features which are known to be
> risky security-wise. The big question now is: how do we get that idea
> transported to the user in the best possible way?
> Ongoing discussion is happening in https://bugs.torproject.org/9387. 
> For
> the current solution which still lacks some features (see the above
> mentioned ticket in our bugtracker for details) see our recently
> released 4.5-alpha-2:
> https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en#downloads-alpha.
> You'll find our work-of-progress clicking on the green onion ->
> Preferences... -> Privacy and Security Settings.
> Feedback and help is very much appreciated be it on this mailing list 
> on
> the security slider ticket directly or on IRC in #tor-dev (I saw we
> missed us there). Oh, and if you are not interested in this particular
> issue, no worries we have plenty of other UX improvements we need. Just 
> ask.
> Georg

Thanks!  I jumped in on the discussion with some thoughts; I hope they 
provide some value.


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