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Re: The Spirit of Free Software, or The Reality

* Bas Wijnen:

> I have some experience with safe browsing, but indeed I have not
> looked up how it works.  I do know that it continuously sends data
> to Google, and I have quite a bit of confidence in their capability
> and willingness to use that data for tracking.  From your
> description it sounds like that is not trivial, but there are smart
> people at Google, and they have near infinite resources.

One aspect that could be fixed fairly easily: Iceweasel sends your
Google cookies along those requests (and accepts new Google cookies if
you do not have them).  That's not really required by the protocol.

Similarly for OCSP requests: There should be no need at all to accept
or send cookies on them.

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