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Resolution to prevent fingerprinting 1 pixel off?

Tor Browser is using letterboxing to prevent fingerprinting by screen size. Now, I have done a test on Cover Your Tracks website from EFF and the results show a unique fingerprint and the reason for ...
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Screen size in TBB and fingerprinting

I decided to check on TBB panopticlick, and my attention was drawn to the field value "Screen Size and Color Depth", it says: bits of identifying information - 11,28 / one in x browsers have this ...
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Most common TOR browser configuration - panopticlick

Yesterday I put some effort into getting the best "score" I can on Panopticlick. The following is my result: I did several things to get the lowest numbers for "unique in x browsers". I looked up ...
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Actual impact of ad blockers on Tor Browser

You risk making Tor browser signature unique anytime you add browser extensions. Are there any quantifiable differences between Tor browser with and without certain extensions? How should one ...
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Why does Panopticlick tell me the new Tor Browser is unique?

As soon as I download the new Tor Browser, I go to to see how anonymous I am. But right after a new Tor Browser release, it always tells me I'm unique! Why? I thought ...
Roger Dingledine's user avatar