[linux-elitists] AOL subverts Mozilla privacy feature.
Mon May 8 20:34:37 PDT 2000
On Mon, May 08, 2000 at 05:46:02PM -0700, Ben Woodard wrote:
> > * Built-in support for cookie exchange
> What is cookie exchange? If it is what I think it is that is a cool
> idea. Point your browser at someone else's browser or a server or
> something and your keys get swapped with someone else. Confuses the
> hell out of the people trying to track people. Bad information is
> worse than good information.
> Here is are some new ones to add:
Though the point is taken that these are suggestions for browser, not
add-on, functionality, I believe serveral are provided by Junkbuster and
other proxies, or other means.
> * Never set referer field.
> * Set referer field to a constant.
> * Don't animate any images.
Try the Gif Animation Toggle. You run it against the application
binary, it removes the string that signals animation and replaces it
with another. I run this against all my installs of Netscape.
...Hmmm... This seems to have disappeared from online, though there's
an obscure pointer to it at the Junkbuster FAQ.
> * Link mozilla with NMAP and print the OS of the server on the status bar.
> (don't do business with a company that runs NT? / Demonstrate how pervasive
> different OS's are.)
;-) I like.
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Karsten M. Self <firstname.lastname@example.org> http:/www.netcom.com/~kmself
What part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?
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