Opened 3 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

#25019 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Add a setting to hide the size of the maximized browser window

Reported by: David_Hedlund Owned by: tbb-team
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Applications/Tor Browser Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords: tbb-fingerprinting-resolution
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Tor Browser warn with this popup message when you maximize the window:

Maximizing Tor Browser can allow websites to determine your monitor size, which can be used to track you. We recommend that you leave Tor Browser windows in their original default size.

I think you should add a setting to detect the real screen resolution of maximized browser and mask the values.

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comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by gk

Component: - Select a componentApplications/Tor Browser
Keywords: tbb-fingerprinting-resolution added
Owner: set to tbb-team
Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

"Masking the values" is pretty hard in this case and I think not feasible. We think about pursuing the plan outlined in #14429, though.

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by David_Hedlund

Type: defectenhancement
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