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JavaScript is a programming language commonly used for client-side scripting interactive content in web browsers.

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Why does Tor Browser Bundle ship with JavaScript enabled?

Tor Browser Bundle ships with NoScript (which can disable JavaScript), but NoScript’s functionality is disabled. This means that by default in the Tor Browser Bundle, all JavaScript code is allowed to ...
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How do I turn JavaScript off in Tor Browser Bundle 3.5?

I've updated to the latest Tor Browser Bundle but the option to turn off JavaScript seems to have disappeared. What is the correct way to turn off JavaScript now? I tried to set JavaScript enabled to ...
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Are there any Javascript implementations of Tor client?

Are there any available Javascript implementations of Tor client? Links: What implementations of Tor are there?
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Why is javascript enabled by default in the Tor browser? [duplicate]

I read that javascript should be disabled in the Tor browser, as it could harm my anonymity. However, Javascript is enabled in Tor default configuration. Why did the developers made the choice to ...
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Can site.com attach (and access) identifying cookies to TorBrowser session if JavaScript disabled?

Can site.com attach (and access) identifying cookies to TorBrowser session if JavaScript disabled? I request "New Identity" and disable all JavaScript using TBB's NoScript in top-left of browser. I ...
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Iptables to prevent Webrtc IP address leaks?

Since I do not understand correctly how https://github.com/diafygi/webrtc-ips works, I would be happy if someone could explain to me what I can do more generally than disabling Webrtc in my browser. ...
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What happens if I enable scripts globally in Tor browser?

In Tor browser bundle, there are some extensions like NoScript installed. However, setting NoScript to block scripts breaks many websites that rely on Javascript. Does enabling these scripts mean that ...
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Should I avoid javascript bookmarklets in the Tor broswer?

I'm a Pinboard user accustomed to bookmarking webpages using their bookmarklet, which looks like this: href="javascript:q=location.href;if(document.getSelection){d=document.getSelection();}else{d=&...
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Noscript and latest TBB (v3.6.4) — recommended modifications to default settings?

I recall that previous versions of TBB came with Noscript, but with javascript enabled by default. Since then, it would appear that the settings for Noscript (TBB v3.6.4) have been modified and ...
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How much privacy is one giving up when javascript is turned off?

I was thinking about setting up Tor browser bundle to be my main browser and perhaps add a "open in chrome" (or something like) when I ran into an insurmountable Tor related problem. I hadn't ...
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Is there a list of API's that TOR browser blocks

I was looking for some kind of documentation on what API's and scripts does the TOR browser blocks (mainly as a defense for fingerprinting). I have come across the Design and Implementation document ...
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Even after disabling Java Script Fonts are readable. Is there any patch for this issue?

Even after disabling Java Script Fonts are indirectly readable. Is there any patch for this issue? This is a warning I get from a test site. Your installed fonts are indirectly readable by this ...
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Why did the option to permanently allow javascript disappear from the NoScript menu in Tor Browser?

I recently updated Tor Browser and now I can't permanently allow javascript through the NoScript menu. All I see in it is "Temporarily allow all this page" and options to disable already enabled sites....
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Running parallel Tor servers with different exit IPs with nodejs app

I have a small node app that makes requests via Tor. My goal is to have a different exit IP for every request. in the torrc configuration file one can set MaxCircuitDirtiness 10, which will make it ...
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Use of javascript in Tor browser

The java script is blocked on a Tor browser but we can not sign up on many sites with a javascript turned off. From somewhere I have heard that java scripts can reveal our real IP address and hence ...
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Anonymous new email account 2015 [closed]

I'm a complete newbie, so first of all sorry for the terminology and if this is not the best place to ask. I want to create a new email account of my own using Tor browser, but I've come across the ...
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Logging into lang-8.com with Tor Browser

I am trying to use the website Lang-8 (a social networking site for language learning) with tor browser. I can create an account but I cannot log in. Whenever I enter my user name and password, I am ...
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Twitter and Tor

Recently, when I use Twitter via Tor, I get an error message "Sorry, something went wrong" when I click on the heart icon (to favorite a tweet). All the other functions work. When I use regular ...
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How does one execute JavaScript using Tor network without human interaction?

I want to load html content through the Tor network and execute JavaScript that comes with the loaded content to load additional content through the Tor network via AJAX or similar techniques. But I ...
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My Wordpress blog won't load through Tor

My Wordpress blog won't load on my dashboard if I view it on Tor browser (I'm using Firefox through Tor). It says Wordpress can be "partially" viewed only on Tor. What does that mean? Is there a way I ...
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No websites listed when I click the NoScript icon

I'm using TorBrowser v4.0.5 on Ubuntu v14. I have NoScript set to "Forbid Scripts Globally". When I encounter a webpage that doesn't work, I sometimes will turn Javascript on for that page only; but I'...
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How to use FaceBook anonymously with Tor? Is it possible to use FaceBook without JavaScript?

Is there any way to use FaceBook with JavaScript disabled? I would like to use FaceBook anonymously with Tor but FB requires JavaScript to be enabled and I read that it can be used to track my ...
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Is this JavaScript code dangerous?

I found this on a deepweb link. It looks like a bunch of random code, doesn't seem like it could do anything.. 7f7t73zmv3py5lfq.onion function log(msg) { document.getElementsByTagName("pre")[0]....
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Tor Browser SWF socket

I used Tor with Chrome in anonymous mode. I used a webmail and I send a mail with an uploaded file. I found the following code: "ndex","mailUploadServiceUrl":"/neo2/handlers/upload_attachment.jsx", ...
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Which eCommerce CMS will work in Tor?

Which eCommerce CMS will work in Tor? I tried many CMS like OpenCart, Magento and Wordpress etc, but none of these open correctly in Tor browser, I mean only HTML markup loads up, but no images, ...
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NoScript 5.0.6 not working on TBB current build 7.0.2

As title says, just wondering if anyone else is experiencing this issue. I have enabled NS and the whitelist is empty. NS seems to be 'trusting' everything by default unless I mark each entry on a ...
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How come Shopify recognizes my local currency with Tor browser!? (no log-in, no address entered)

I recently stumbled upon this online store https://www.faunapparel.com/ (which is a Shopify plateform). Basically, they're detecting your local currency (either CAD, USD, EUR, GBP or AUD) when you're ...
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Shift+Enter does not work in Facebook postings

When writing text/posts on facebook in Tor, I cannot use shift+Enter to create a blank space to the next line of text. shift+Enter, only enters my posting. If that can't be fixed, how do I put some ...
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Javascript Clarification?

How does enabling javascript affect whether a Tor user's IP address is revealed if the site is not launching an exploit or attack? For example, Instagram's privacy policy states that they collect IP ...
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Why do fingerprint sites say Tails uses Javascript version 1.5?

I was using Tails 2.7 and NoScript was set to "Allow Scripts Globaly". The sites browserspy.dk and http://www.javatester.org/javascript.html say my Browser uses Javascript version 1.5. But mozilla....
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Can an IP address get you caught?

We need to use java scripts on some sites because we need them in order to get the task done. Suppose some site get my real IP address by using some java script attack, then how dangerous it can be? ...
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Disable javascript in Tor Browser Bundle 4.0.2

I can't find a way to disable JavaScript in Tor Browser Bundle version 4. References on the net refer to previous versions. Also can't find Noscript either.
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How dangerous is to allow Google javascript?

I know it's dangerous to allow javascript on some website. But very often if you want to register on a website you need to type captcha. If you want to see captcha you need to allow javascript from ...
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Data not being sent by page to server

I'm writing a basic chat service, using php and javascript, and it works well on my localhost server(XAMPP), when I'm using Chrome. Once logged in, it takes you to a chatroom. The problem arises when ...
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JavaScript sandbox that makes it less dangerous?

Should we anticipate Tor to develop/integrate something that will make JavaScript less potentially dangerous, in a way that provides websites with basic JavaScript functionalities while still ...
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TBB on low (default) security settings won't open any webpages even with JS enabled? [closed]

I'm using the latest Tor browser bundle on low default security settings, and nothing will open. One out of every fifty pages will open. I tried enabling Javascript too, and it still won't open ...
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windows 10 javascript problem

i cant enable javascripts at windows 10 any prblem ? just updated my OS up to win 10 and cant enable java in TOR browser
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DuckDuckGo search via the searchbar gets me the HTML version

If I do a search at the top right of the Tor Browser Bundle in the search bar with DuckDuckGo selected as the search provider, I am taken to the DuckDuckGo HTML page. I don't want the HTML page, I ...
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Are server-sent-events (SSE) supported over Tor?

Server Sent Events(SSE) are a new alternative method to enable browser-server communication. Since Mozilla is supporting this initiative in their browsers, can we use SSE with the Tor Browser? What ...
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Reason behind “clearnet warning” when posting URL links on onion websites

When browsing onion websites e.g. discussion forums, quite regularly I will encounter links to clearnet http/https addresses along with an explicit Clearnet Warning along with the URL. What is ...
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Javascript , some sites say it is enabled. my “shield” is set to safest,, something is amiss but have no idea how to correct

how do I re enable blocking Javascript ( my security is already set too safest )
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Can I2P sites run Javascript?

(There's a few I2P questions on this Stackexchange so I hope this is allowed) I know there's a lot of concern about running Javascript on Onion sites, but I'm wondering is it possible at all to run ...
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Selective javascript

Is there a way to selectively load javascript on a javascript dependent site, such that the site still functions but cannot track you through it? If not, this would be an excellent research topic. ...
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Can a website read out my MAC address using JavaScript even though I use Tor?

If I use a Tor to visit a site with enabled JavaScript, can this website find out my MAC address, monitor serial number, the serial number of the processor etc?
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Can JavaScript get my real IP?

Can JavaScript get my real IP even if I'm using Tor Browser? I thought Tor Browser deactivated JS by default, but I think it's not the case. Thanks.
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Does enabling java let my ISP find out what I am doing?

As the title says: if I enable javascript can my ISP know what I am doing? As in do I become transparent (somehow) to my ISP? I am only interested to know the ISP side, as the tor FAQ (&co) are ...
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How to use Tails/Tor with sites that need Javascript

Is it okay to set the Security setting to Safest then change the about:config settings for javascript.enabled to True and allow scripts for certain websites like Stackexchange and Reddit? I don't know ...
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How to configure Tor for accepting cookies, 3rd party cookies and so on like no private normal FF

Tor is iteresting for me for getting different IP. How to get menues in Tor browser like on normal FF Browser? Thats because I like to configure surfing without private mode and accepting cookies, ...
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Changing Security Level per site?

I've had quite a few instances browsing .onions that require Javascript to be enabled (protonmail, for example). I don't believe there is a way to configure this directly in Tor browser settings, so ...
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alternatives to javascript for tor websites?

I am not very experienced with web programming yet, so please excuse this question. I could not find much information about in the web so I decided to ask here. Tor by default blocks javascript. What ...