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authorsajolida <sajolida@pimienta.org>2019-06-28 18:14:50 +0000
committersajolida <sajolida@pimienta.org>2019-08-29 07:55:15 +0000
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So, the information retrieved by such fingerprinting websites is not harmful for
anonymity in itself, as long as it is the same for all users of <span class="application">Tor Browser</span>.
-For example, the user-agent property of the browser was set to `Mozilla/5.0
-(Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.3) Gecko/20100401 Firefox/3.6.3`,
-as of Tails 0.21 and <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> 2.3.25-13. This value preserves your anonymity even if
-the operating system installed on the computer is Windows NT and you usually run
-Firefox. On the other hand, changing this value makes you distinguishable from
-others users of <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> and breaks your anonymity.
+For example, the user-agent string of <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> includes
+<em>Windows NT</em> but this value preserves your anonymity even if
+you run Windows NT. On the other hand, changing this value makes you distinguishable from
+other users of <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> and, as a
+consequence, weakens your anonymity.
Furthermore, we verify the result of those websites before each release, see our
[[test suite|contribute/release_process/test]].