Changes between Version 22 and Version 23 of TorWeeklyNews/2013/12


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Sep 23, 2013, 9:37:41 AM (6 years ago)
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    68 A new set of stable and beta Tor Browser Bundles was announced on the Tor blog [XXX].
    69 As well as disabling the filtering of results for queries submitted to Startpage,
    70 the default search engine, they include an updated version of HTTPS-Everywhere that
    71 no longer causes a storm of requests to clients1.google.com, an issue reported by many
    72 users after the last release [XXX]. In addition, they incorporate important security
    73 updates; it is recommended that all users upgrade as soon as possible.
     68A new set of stable and beta Tor Browser Bundles was released [XXX] on September 20th.
     69The Tor Browser is now based on Firefox 17.0.9esr and fixes several important
     70security issues [XXX].
     71
     72Queries for the default search engine, Startpage, are no longer subject to the
     73invasive “family filter” [XXX]. The beta branch also include an updated version of
     74HTTPS Everywhere that no longer causes a storm of requests to clients1.google.com,
     75an issue reported by many users after the last release [XXX].
     76
     77Once again, it is recommended that all users upgrade as soon as possible.
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    7579 [XXX] https://blog.torproject.org/blog/new-tor-browser-bundles-firefox-1709esr
     80 [XXX] https://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefoxESR.html#firefox17.0.9
     81 [XXX] https://bugs.torproject.org/8839
    7682 [XXX] https://bugs.torproject.org/9713
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