[tor-talk] Adblock Plus and Ghostery should be included in Tor bundle
akarmn at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 01:39:28 UTC 2012
I think Ghostery + Adblock Plus + No Script is overkill. Choose one. They
appropriate for the Tor Browser due to it's default aggressive stance on
But just curious, which part of Ghostery is closed source, because when I
open up the xpi I don't see any binaries, but haven't looked at everything.
On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 6:24 PM, Andrew Lewman <andrew at torproject.org>wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Feb 2012 00:31:28 -0000
> proper at tormail.net wrote:
> > Same goes for Adblock Plus. If it's safe, it should come preinstalled
> > with TBB. Ads over Tor make no sense, you can not buy those things
> > anonymously and ads and tracking waste Tor's and users bandwidth.
> Actually, you can buy stuff from ads through Tor. I've done it, works
> > The next version of TBB really should have Do-Not-Track enabled. If
> > all TBB users have it activated by default, there are no
> > fingerprinting issues. DNT is an opinion which all Tor users express
> > by using Tor. I see no disadvantages by activating DNT by default.
> Sounds correct, but needs more research into anonymity set reduction,
> partitioning of those with or without DNT set, and does DNT reveal more
> info than the lack of tracking via torbutton now?
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