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authorsajolida <sajolida@pimienta.org>2015-05-11 17:11:36 +0000
committersajolida <sajolida@pimienta.org>2015-05-11 17:11:36 +0000
commitea240ac53afc68346faf4c584b9a7ab35f7c5216 (patch)
treede987379b7f2c07cd626852b5ca8882cfa7e0a62
parent7683df9219f09588a8cb3b1ea24f7ff9315c5bcd (diff)
Revert "formatting (nothing else) (#9226)"
This reverts commit 087deb3b1e44c61845b1c40bb6fdeb9a7de1c541.
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--- a/wiki/src/doc/anonymous_internet/Tor_Browser.mdwn
+++ b/wiki/src/doc/anonymous_internet/Tor_Browser.mdwn
@@ -2,12 +2,10 @@
[[!img Tor_Browser/mozicon128.png link=no alt="Tor Browser icon"]]
-<span
-class="application">[Tor Browser](https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en)</span>
-is a web browser based on [Mozilla Firefox](http://getfirefox.com) and
-configured to protect your anonymity. Given the popularity of Firefox,
-you might have used it before and its user interface is like any other
-modern web browser.
+<span class="application">[Tor Browser](https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en)</span> is a web
+browser based on [Mozilla Firefox](http://getfirefox.com) and configured to
+protect your anonymity. Given the popularity of Firefox, you might have used it
+before and its user interface is like any other modern web browser.
Some frequently asked questions about the browser can be found in
[[the FAQ|support/faq#browser]].
@@ -44,7 +42,8 @@ The content of this folder will disappear once you shut down Tails.
Browser</span>, copy them to that folder first.
- If you have activated the <span
-class="guilabel">[[Personal Data|doc/first_steps/persistence/configure#personal_data]]</span>
+class="guilabel">[[Personal
+Data|doc/first_steps/persistence/configure#personal_data]]</span>
persistence feature, then you can also use the <span
class="filename">Tor Browser</span> folder that is located in the
<span class="filename">Persistent</span> folder. In that case, the
@@ -99,17 +98,15 @@ HTTPS Everywhere
[[!img https-everywhere.jpg link=no alt="HTTPS Everywhere logo"]]
-[HTTPS Everywhere](https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere) is a Firefox
-extension included in <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> and
-produced as a collaboration between
-[The Tor Project](https://torproject.org/) and the
-[Electronic Frontier Foundation](https://eff.org/). It encrypts your
-communications with a number of major websites. Many sites on the web
-offer some limited support for encryption over HTTPS, but make it
-difficult to use. For instance, they may default to unencrypted HTTP,
-or fill encrypted pages with links that go back to the unencrypted
-site. The HTTPS Everywhere extension fixes these problems by rewriting
-all requests to these sites to HTTPS.
+[HTTPS Everywhere](https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere) is a Firefox extension
+included in <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> and produced as a collaboration between [The Tor
+Project](https://torproject.org/) and the [Electronic Frontier
+Foundation](https://eff.org/). It encrypts your communications with a number of
+major websites. Many sites on the web offer some limited support for encryption
+over HTTPS, but make it difficult to use. For instance, they may default to
+unencrypted HTTP, or fill encrypted pages with links that go back to the
+unencrypted site. The HTTPS Everywhere extension fixes these problems by
+rewriting all requests to these sites to HTTPS.
To learn more about HTTPS Everywhere you can see:
@@ -127,31 +124,27 @@ JavaScript]], [[!wikipedia Adobe_Flash]], [[!wikipedia HTTP_cookie
desc="cookies"]] and other services which have been shown to be able to defeat
the anonymity provided by the Tor network.
-In <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> all such features are
-handled from inside the browser by an extension called
-[Torbutton](https://www.torproject.org/torbutton/) which does all
-sorts of things to prevent the above type of attacks. But that comes
-at a price: since this will disable some functionalities and some
-sites might not work as intended.
+In <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> all such features are handled from inside the browser by an extension
+called [Torbutton](https://www.torproject.org/torbutton/) which does all sorts
+of things to prevent the above type of attacks. But that comes at a price: since
+this will disable some functionalities and some sites might not work as
+intended.
<a id="javascript"></a>
Protection against dangerous JavaScript
=======================================
-Having all JavaScript disabled by default would disable a lot of
-harmless and possibly useful JavaScript and render unusable many
-websites.
+Having all JavaScript disabled by default would disable a lot of harmless and
+possibly useful JavaScript and render unusable many websites.
-That's why **JavaScript is enabled by default** in <span
-class="application">Tor Browser</span>.
+That's why **JavaScript is enabled by default** in <span class="application">Tor Browser</span>.
-But we rely on Torbutton to **disable all potentially dangerous
-JavaScript**.
+But we rely on Torbutton to **disable all potentially dangerous JavaScript**.
-We consider this as a necessary compromise between security and
-usability and as of today we are not aware of any JavaScript that
-would compromise Tails anonymity.
+We consider this as a necessary compromise between security and usability and as
+of today we are not aware of any JavaScript that would compromise Tails
+anonymity.
<div class="note">
@@ -169,9 +162,9 @@ NoScript to have even more control over JavaScript
[[!img noscript.png link=no alt="NoScript logo"]]
-To allow more control over JavaScript, for example to disable
-JavaScript completely, <span class="application">Tor Browser</span>
-includes the <span class="application">NoScript</span> extension.
+To allow more control over JavaScript, for example to disable JavaScript
+completely, <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> includes the <span class="application">NoScript</span>
+extension.
By default, <span class="application">NoScript</span> is disabled and some
JavaScript is allowed by the <span
@@ -198,14 +191,12 @@ The <span class="guilabel">New Identity</span> feature of *Tor Browser*:
<div class="caution">
-<p>This feature is not enough to strongly
-[[separate contextual identities|about/warning#identities]] in the
-context of Tails as the connections outside of <span
-class="application">Tor Browser</span> are not restarted.</p>
+<p>This feature is not enough to strongly [[separate contextual identities|about/warning#identities]]
+in the context of Tails as the connections outside of
+<span class="application">Tor Browser</span> are not restarted.</p>
<p>Shutdown and restart Tails instead.</p>
</div>
-For more details, see the
-[design and implementation of the Tor Browser](https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser/design/#new-identity).
+For more details, see the [design and implementation of the Tor Browser](https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser/design/#new-identity).