When browsing the web, cached versions of websites are downloaded and saved for indefinite periods automatically by internet browsers. Every image and .html file associated with the website are stored in the browser's cache folders as perfect reconstructions that can be opened offline until the web cache is manually cleared.
Does the Tor browser do the same by saving cached versions of .onion sites?
The answer below stipulates that Tor, by design, "must not write any information" to hard disk. However, there is a settings option in the Tor browser called
Delete browsing data, which shows that
Cached images and files must be deleted manually. This suggests that Tor actually does cache and write information to hard disk, and even keeps cookies since there is also an option called
Cookies that have to be manually deleted as well. I am confused who is right