Mike Perry's FoxyProxy concerns with Tor

Eric H. Jung eric.jung at yahoo.com
Thu May 11 20:05:02 UTC 2006


I wanted to reply to this thread but long ago deleted it:

To anyone concerned about the possibility of privacy leaks by using
FoxyProxy with Tor, I'd like your feedback about this:

Someone suggested an idea which might alleviate these (see

To summarize: what if each configured proxy had its own set of cookies?
As you switch (manually of automatically) between proxies, the relevent
cookie set is used. Each cookie set would be stored in its own silo,
preventing the need for clearing of cookies and also preventing
"cross-over"; that is, cookies written when proxy "x" was in use could
not be read when proxy "y" is in use.


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