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Re: Recommendations for browsing via Tor pre tor-browser?

From: Christopher Lemmer Webber
Subject: Re: Recommendations for browsing via Tor pre tor-browser?
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:24:19 -0400
User-agent: mu4e 1.0; emacs 26.1

Thanks for that information... yes, I've suspected that tor-browser
was doing something special that way...

Devan Carpenter writes:

> Please keep in mind that none of the interim solutions are safe compared
> to tor-browser. Even using icecat with NoJS & self-destructing cookies
> (which are both extensions you absolutely should have, if you're going to 
> use icecat over Tor) it still is inferior. One of the nicest things
> about tor-browser that is missing from every other browser is its tab
> isolation. Every tab you have open is an isolated session, with no
> shared cookies (and even different tor circuits iirc). This way you
> can't be tracked accross websites by your cookies.
> There are some other anonymizing features that I forget now, but that's
> the main one which stands out, and the point is that you should be very
> cautious using another browser via Tor.
> Christopher Lemmer Webber transcribed 254 bytes:
>> Anyone have recommendations on how they're doing web browsing via Tor,
>> sans tor-browser?  In the interim I have been using the more
>> lightweight, non-js using browsers like links.
>> What are you doing in the interim?  icecat with a set of extensions?
>> Or?

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