[tor-relays] About TBB downloadings

Andrew Roffey andrew at roffey.org
Thu Oct 16 11:16:10 UTC 2014

Lluís wrote:
> In the web page here:
> https://www.torproject.org/download/download.html.en#warning
> advises us not to "... open documents downloaded through Tor while 
> online"
> Many technical manuals and scientific papers are written in pdf 
> format, and I usually read them.

Also, if you use the in-built PDF reader in Tor Browser then you should
be safe. But not all PDF downloads use the correct PDF MIME type, which
is why your browser might want to download it and show that particular

Andrew Roffey  http://andrew.roffey.org
 [mailto|xmpp]:andrew at roffey.org
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