suggestion for 'is my installation of tor working?' page

Nick Mathewson nickm at
Fri Feb 16 05:46:54 UTC 2007

On Fri, Feb 16, 2007 at 12:08:31AM -0500, James Muir wrote:
> The NoScript extension with FireFox works great -- it disables all 
> scripts and plugins.  I hope people who really need anonymity are using 
> these.  However, I expect that many are using IE.  I don't run Windows, 
> but I would guess that there probably isn't an easy way to disable Flash 
> in IE.  A clear warning with the Tor client installation instructions 
> might help new Tor users better protect their anonymity.

Good idea!  Send in a patch, and I'll clean it up and check it in.  It
doesn't need to include IE instructions; somebody else can send them
in later if they know then answer.

Nick Mathewson
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