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Re: [Public WebGL] WebGL and the new resistFingerprinting feature in FF Nightly

So... Tor browsing's gotta suck, because reasons, got it.

On Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 12:10 PM, Jukka Jylänki <jujjyl@gmail.com> wrote:

2017-10-19 11:52 GMT+03:00 Floh <floooh@gmail.com>:
> What's your take on all this? Is this another example of where the 'security
> guys' have gone too far? ;)
> Cheers!
> -Floh.

My understanding is that the pref privacy.resistFingerprinting;true
has been added to accommodate the Tor browser, and it has a target
audience that rarely uses WebGL related pages (or they have not been
able to understand and triage the root cause of these issues; or they
do not care even if WebGL did not work), and as a result there have
been only few eyeballs noticing this bug appearing.

The pref privacy.resistFingerprinting is not enabled in stock Firefox,
just when users manually enable it in about:config, or if using a
distribution like Tor.

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