Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 11 months ago

#9693 new defect

There should be a way to prevent HTTPS Everywhere to connect to check.t.o on startup

Reported by: intrigeri Owned by: zyan
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: HTTPS Everywhere/EFF-HTTPS Everywhere Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords: tbb-torbutton, AffectsTails
Cc: intrigeri@… Actual Points:
Parent ID: Points:
Reviewer: Sponsor:

Description (last modified by intrigeri)

Tails users complain that our web browser calls check.t.o on startup, even if we configure Torbutton so that it doesn't initiate any such connection. This can be reproduced with TBB.

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Change History (8)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by intrigeri

Cc: intrigeri@… added

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by erinn

Component: TorBrowserButtonTor Browser
Keywords: tbb-torbutton added
Owner: changed from mikeperry to tbb-team

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by mikeperry

comment:4 in reply to:  3 Changed 4 years ago by intrigeri

Replying to mikeperry:

This is likely due to https-everywhere's tor proxy test

Thanks! Confirmed on https://labs.riseup.net/code/issues/7686.

comment:5 Changed 4 years ago by intrigeri

Component: Tor BrowserEFF-HTTPS Everywhere
Description: modified (diff)
Owner: changed from tbb-team to zyan
Summary: There should be a way to prevent Torbrowser to connect to check.t.o on startupThere should be a way to prevent HTTPS Everywhere to connect to check.t.o on startup

comment:6 Changed 4 years ago by cypherpunks

Keywords: AffectTails added

comment:7 Changed 4 years ago by cypherpunks

Keywords: AffectsTails added; AffectTails removed

comment:8 Changed 11 months ago by teor

Severity: Normal

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