[tor-bugs] #17898 [Tor Browser]: Firefox new Tracking Protection

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#17898: Firefox new Tracking Protection
 Reporter:  cypherpunks  |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect       |         Status:  new
 Priority:  Medium       |      Milestone:
Component:  Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal       |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  ff45-esr     |  Actual Points:
Parent ID:               |         Points:
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Comment (by cypherpunks):

 Replying to [comment:6 cypherpunks]:
 > These lists must be disabled, because they are fingerprintable. That's
 why we advice not to use adblockers.

 That's because not everyone uses adblockers. Protection lists are default
 in Firefox private browsing now. How much more/less fingerprintable will
 TBB users be with these lists off than on?

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/17898#comment:7>
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