[Enigmail] From Circumvention

Ian Mann ansus at neomailbox.ch
Sun Mar 8 02:34:07 CET 2015


Yes, the browser tests show up a great deal of information.

Ian


On 08/03/15 11:02, Doug Barton wrote:
> I took a look at that URL, and I see two problems there. First the data
> that they suggest you hide is not particularly meaningful. Second, the
> fact that you are hiding it will make you stand out from the crowd more
> than not hiding it would.
>
> One could argue that a better tactic might be to send the headers, but
> populate them with valid data from a different platform. I'm still not
> sure how much value that would have though.
>
> Compare this for to get an idea of my context ...
>
> https://panopticlick.eff.org/
>
> hth,
>
> Doug
>
>
> On 3/7/15 10:52 AM, Rainer Blome wrote:
> | Ian, good point, thanks for this link!
> | Just followed the instructions, let's see what's left.
> |
> | @All:
> | Some people can see some of my social network.
> | That's just a fact of life, and I live with this, as everyone else does.
> |
> | Does this mean that I tell some people about all my contacts?
> | No, I try to avoid that.
> |
> | Firms such as Google, which set the default to "upload the whole
> | address book" make it difficult to avoid this.
> | Enigmail should not follow their example.
> |
> | -Rainer
> |
> |
> | Am 07.03.2015 um 02:39 schrieb Ian Mann:
> |>
> http://blog.linuxprogrammer.org/How%20to%20Sanitize%20Thunderbird%20and%20Enigmail.html
> |
> |>   This sanitizes some of the information.
> |
> |> Ian
>
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