Firefox HTTP/S header filtering extension (Was: Re: Threats to anonymity set...)

Anothony Georgeo anogeorgeo at
Tue May 23 05:40:41 UTC 2006

--- Mike Perry <mikepery at> wrote:

> The only way to do this is via extensions to the 
> browser. That way you do not interfere with CRL/OCSP

> for true cert verification (which sadly seems very 
> broken in Firefox currently) and it makes it easy to
> switch components on/off if something doesn't work 
> because one of your filters isn't quite right. 
> And you get SSL for free, because your extensions 
> see the web data AFTER the browser has performed
> (optional)rigorous checks to make sure the cert has
> not been revoked or otherwise compromised/spoofed.
> -- 
> Mike Perry
> Mad Computer Scientist
> evil labs

That is a good point and as such I have posted a
request for a Firefox extension that can filter HTTP/S

I am not holding my breath, but it would be nice if
someone took up the project of making a Firefox

Any suggestions?

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