[tor-bugs] #25438 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Use Locked Prefs

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Tue Mar 6 22:02:35 UTC 2018

#25438: Use Locked Prefs
 Reporter:  tom                       |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  enhancement               |         Status:  new
 Priority:  Medium                    |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                    |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  ff60-esr                  |  Actual Points:
Parent ID:                            |         Points:
 Reviewer:                            |        Sponsor:

Comment (by cypherpunks):

 Replying to [comment:3 cypherpunks]:
 > Please don't lock the proxy settings!  There are legitimate reasons to
 change them, for example:
 > running Tor Browser with a system-wide Tor service, or connecting to a
 Unix socket rather than a TCP port.
 In such cases one should lock prefs that are baked by consensus: everyone
 agrees that fingerprinting protection and first-party isolation should
 always be enforced.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/25438#comment:4>
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