Opened 5 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#12838 closed enhancement (invalid)

Ignore autocomplete=off

Reported by: this.guy Owned by: tbb-team
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Component: Applications/Tor Browser Version:
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Description

I want to be able to decide whether to save usernames and passwords (understanding the risks) rather than allowing web sites to decide for me by using autocomplete=off.

If I can't use the Tor browser to save passwords, I'll have to write them down manually, which is error prone, or choose more easily remembered passwords, which is a backward step in security. I'd rather have the browser remember them automatically, and then protect the hell out of the machine on which I run the browser.

Some sites have even gotten especially silly about it, using autocomplete=off on the username field, then sending my username to me in the clear on every page.

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Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by this.guy

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

It appears this is no longer an issue in Tor Browser 4.0.

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