[tor-talk] Privacy Badger

Garrett Robinson garrett at freedom.press
Sat Aug 29 02:17:34 UTC 2015

On 8/28/15 7:01 PM, Mike Perry wrote:
> sg.info at email-postfach.info:
>> Hi guys and girls,
>> are there security issues using the privacy badger from eff.org with the tor browser ? 
>> Or: Is there are a need to use privacy badger or is this utility dispensable ?
> The filters in use by Privacy Badger are fingerprintable - it is
> possible for sites to determine that you have it installed.

Since Privacy Badger uses a learning heuristic based on the sites you
visit, it actually might possible for it to leak information about your
browsing history too.

In general, does Tor Browser persist the state saved by extensions
across restarts, or is that wiped along with the history and cookies and
everything else?

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