borderline OT fireox question

William A. Mahaffey III wam at
Sat Jul 16 15:32:12 UTC 2016

On 07/15/16 09:00, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> On Fri, July 15, 2016 8:15 am, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
>> Wouldn't TOR defeat the geo+IP mapping ?
> Yes, it does. Tor itself does not pass information to them it can get from
> your machine locally. The only information that can be collected is about
> exit point IP.
>> Indeed, since I started using
>> TOR, whenever I visit Google,
> But when you are using tor (or tor browser), _YOU_ with your habits of
> doing things can defeat significant portion of privacy protection tor
> gives you. One of the things to avoid here: don't use google for searches.
> On tor project website there is short writeup. But that is really
> instructive, it gives a bunch of simple rules and good practices. The link
> also is on the first page when you start tor browser. Here it is:
> Valeri
>> I have to do a captcha-style click through
>> to get my search results back ....
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Valeri Galtsev
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> Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
> Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
> University of Chicago
> Phone: 773-702-4247
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Funny, when I clicked on the link above, I got an error page that said 
the webpage was incorrectly configured & firefox refused to connect to 
it, even after I added an exception for it ....


	William A. Mahaffey III


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