[tor-talk] Tor Browser Bundle Suggestion
baser_z-001 at yahoo.com
Thu May 8 08:05:52 UTC 2014
I would like to point out that:
"Since Firefox 4, the Add-ons Manager displays additional information
about each add-on you have installed, including screenshots,
description, ratings, downloads, Contributions, and other metadata.
In order to keep this information updated, Firefox will ask the Mozilla Add-ons gallery for information about the add-ons you have installed once a day. This
involves sending the identifiers of each add-on you have installed to
Mozilla, as well as information on how long it last took Firefox to
The add-on identifiers are used to return updated information to you, as well as in aggregate to provide personalized recommendations in the
Get Add-ons pane of the Add-ons Manager. Start-up time information is
This is a flaw in the Tor Browser Bundle.
By default this is enabled in the Tor Browser Bundle.
Full detail and instructions to disable this is given on:
This feature should be disabled by default in the Tor Browser Bundle to further protect users' privacy
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