[Freedombox-discuss] How efficient is the freedombox privoxy?

Rick graham.rick at gmail.com
Sun Aug 25 21:51:32 UTC 2013

I remember this site, or one like it.

I seem to be unique as well, which is a bad thing.


*Your browser fingerprint appears to be unique among the 3,317,711 tested
so far.*

*Currently, we estimate that your browser has a fingerprint that conveys at
least 21.66 bits of identifying information.*

*The measurements we used to obtain this result are listed below. You can
read more about our methodology, statistical results, and some defenses
against fingerprinting in this


On Sun, Aug 25, 2013 at 5:38 PM, Petter Reinholdtsen <pere at hungry.com>wrote:

> Hi.  I just tested the privoxy setup in freedombox using the browser
> fingerprint service availalbe from
> <URL: https://panopticlick.eff.org/ >, and it said my "browser
> fingerprint appears to be unique among the 3,317,576 tested so far".
> I was using Opera as a web browser, which was said to provide at least
> 12 bits of identifying value, while the most significant part was
> HTTP_ACCEPT Headers (I got Javascript mostliy turned off).
> This experiment made me wonder exactly what privoxy is providing in
> freedombox, and how efficient it is.  Can we adjust something to make
> it more efficient?  Perhaps sort HTTP accept headers?
> --
> Happy hacking
> Petter Reinholdtsen
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