#23138: TorButton don't let people to change proxy settings
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 Reporter:  cypherpunks               |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  task                      |         Status:  closed
 Priority:  Very High                 |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                    |     Resolution:  wontfix
 Keywords:                            |  Actual Points:
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Changes (by gk):

 * status:  needs_information => closed
 * resolution:   => wontfix


Comment:

 Replying to [comment:8 cypherpunks]:
 > Curious, eh? That's good, but it will "eat" a cat :P
 >
 > Short answer: Because I want to use HTTP proxy.
 > Long answer:
 > I know many people who use TBB with HTTP proxy.
 > Some of reasons:
 > 1. To take a complete log of requests.
 > 2. To filter out certain destination using their DNS servers(e.g.,
 custom hosts)
 > 3. To share Tor access with other software that doesn't support SOCKS
 but HTTP.
 > 4. More.
 >
 > We all understand this might reduce anomity. However, you should know
 that
 > there are many, YES, MANY, people use Tor without Firefox! No, really,
 this
 > might bring you heart attack, but it's true.
 >
 > I have several legal websites hosting on .onion. According to my access
 log,
 > 40% of access use non-TBB browser, such as Firefox 64bit, iPhone,
 Chrome(!),
 > Safari, etc etc. I've kicked non-TBB user(return 301 <tbb download
 page>) after I saw that.
 >
 > Back to the primary discussion,
 > when will you consider custom proxy? We just want to use our own
 HTTPS/SOCKS4/5/PAC proxy
 > to hide IP using Tor.

 That's not something we will fix ourselves. But we might accept patches to
 support this use-case. Feel free to reopen this ticket in case you have a
 patch we should consider.

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