[tor-talk] (no subject)

Jude Young jude at 10equals2.me
Sat Mar 17 08:46:05 UTC 2012

On 03/17/2012 03:35 AM, Achter Lieber wrote:
> Hello.
>   Can or will anyone address this new pop-up when using the latest version of the Tor Browser Bundle for Windows, as to the safety of choosing any of the choices presented?
>   This is it: The new window says the following:
>   SSL Observatory
>   HTTPS Everywhere can detect attacks against your browser by sending the certificates you receive to the Observatory. Turn this on?
>   Yes No
>   Details and Privacy Information Ask Me Later
>   Thanks
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 From what I understand the observatory just aims to use statistics 
generated to identify 'fake' or malicious ssl certs.

I would definitely enable https everywhere, and strongly consider 
observatory, but both are optional...

Both are by EFF, and they are pretty trustworthy, but if you know what 
you are doing then you can disable both and still have strong anonymity.
If you don't know what you are doing you can enable both of them and 
still be perfectly exposed.


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