[tor-talk] (no subject) HTTPS Everywhere
krishna e bera
keb at cyblings.on.ca
Thu Jul 3 12:24:31 UTC 2014
On 14-07-02 10:59 PM, Seth David Schoen wrote:
> ideas buenas writes:
>> Why is markmonitor.com and its derivates in my TBB? How can I do to delete
>> this ? Are they watching me?
> Are you talking about seeing a markmonitor.com rule in the HTTPS Everywhere
> Enable/Disable Rules menu?
> If so, this is one of thousands of HTTPS Everywhere rewrite rules that
> are included with HTTPS Everywhere, which is included with the Tor
> Browser Bundle. The goal of HTTPS Everywhere and its rewrite rules
> is to automatically access as many sites as possible with secure HTTPS
> HTTPS Everywhere typically does not make your browser access sites or
> services that it would not otherwise have accessed, so it shouldn't help
> sites monitor your web browsing if they would otherwise not have been
> able to.
"typically does not"?! Why is that not "never"?
i am guessing either
a) rogue or buggy HTTPS Everywhere rules
b) sites that redirect SSL/TLS connections elsewhere
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