Changes between Initial Version and Version 3 of Ticket #23247


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Aug 17, 2017, 8:57:37 PM (6 months ago)
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  • Ticket #23247

    • Property Type changed from defect to project
    • Property Summary changed from creating padlock states for .onion services on tool bar to Communicating security expectations for .onion: what to say about different padlock states for .onion services
  • Ticket #23247 – Description

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     1= Background =
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    13Firefox (and other browsers) have created a set of states a site can have in relationship with ssl certificates, and how to communicate that to the user.
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    3 Tor Browser has a particular state related to the padlock at the toolbar when it comes to .onion services.
     5Currently, Tor Browser doesn't communicate ideally to users that visit onion sites--i.e. http + onion looks really scary with lots of warnings! This is something that was discussed under #21321. We then realized that we should look at all the different state + .onion combinations, and carefully communicate what these mean to the user.
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    5 This is something that was discussed under this ticket:
     7= Objective =
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    7 https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/21321
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    9 Based on that discussion, we decided that the best solution would be treat .onion sites different when we are communicating these states for .onion sites at Tor Browser.
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    11 The work on this ticket is to map all the current states Firefox has for ssl certificates on the padlock, and from there start to build a new way to communicate these states when they are related to a .onion sites.
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    13 We start mapping them here:
     9The work on this ticket is to map all the current states Firefox has for ssl certificates on the padlock, and from there start to build a new way to communicate these states when they are related to a .onion sites. We started mapping them here:
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    1511https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KHkj2DpmFMB0mjHEfehD5ztY2L0lQzKNtZqct1TXbmg/edit