Firefox through Tor
Eric H. Jung
eric.jung at yahoo.com
Sun Apr 30 02:00:25 UTC 2006
It would be quite trivial to write a Firefox extension which prevents
--- ygrek <ygrekheretix at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Mike,
> > I regularly purge tons of cookies from doubleclick, informit,
> > googlesyndication, ad nauseum that have been collected even through
> > privoxy. Unfortunately privoxy really should only be depended upon
> > a SOCKS to HTTP proxy converter. It is not a reliable privacy tool
> > anymore.
> Why not? It works quite well for me. If the cookie is generated by
> server-side script or is embedded in the page (anyway it comes from
> the external world) - it is surely catched by Privoxy. The other way
> to get the cookie - if it is generated at the browser-side
> etc) then Privoxy knows nothing about it ofcourse (but maybe it is
> possible to somehow tune the browser to disallow cookies from
> disallow JS fully (for some nasty sites at least).
> IMHO - for the limited set of sites which one visits regularly it is
> easy to configure Privoxy to block ads.
> Best regards,
> ygrek http://ygrek.org.ua xmpp: ygrek at jabber.kiev.ua
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