[tor-project] GSoC idea - Feedback/Report extension for TB

David Fifield david at bamsoftware.com
Wed Mar 16 06:22:41 UTC 2016

On Sat, Mar 12, 2016 at 03:04:52AM +0000, Nima Fatemi wrote:
> Hey there,
> As I've mentioned on IRC, I've this idea to create an extension for Tor
> Browser. Such a thing could really improve our relationship with
> end-users while helping us to collect the metrics we need for UX on an
> opt-in basis.
> Initially I was thinking of this as a mechanism for users to give us
> feedback and report problems they might encounter while using the
> browser. But after some thoughts and specially after seeing dcf's notes
> from UX session at dev meeting[1], I realized we could even take this
> further. This could be even used by users who have problem connecting to
> Tor network to troubleshoot their connectivity issues or it could give
> us a hint on how and when a network starts blocking Tor connections.
> To write a simple list of the things I think this extension could do:
> - Have a message box to submit feedback
>   + we could let them to attach img as well
>   + or we could include a checkbox that would automatically take an
> screenshot of the Tor Browser window. I think chrome used to have such
> feature.

Food for thought, here is a screenshot of the Psiphon 3 feedback
interface that I mentioned during the session Nima referred to.

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