Privacy Browser 1.10

Privacy Browser 1.10 includes proxy integration with Orbot, which is a much requested feature. When the proxy is enabled, the app bar background turns light blue. Enabling Orbot proxy support proxies all web requests through localhost port 8118. If someone has a need to proxy to a different IP address or port please let me… Continue reading Privacy Browser 1.10

Do Not Track

Privacy Browser 1.10 will include an implementation of the DNT (Do Not Track) header. Because the implementation is not perfect, I felt it deserved a separate post. DNT Is Useless Although I believe the intentions of those who developed DNT were good, it does not provide any real additional privacy to users. This is because… Continue reading Do Not Track

Privacy Browser 1.9 and 1.9.1

Privacy Browser 1.9 and 1.9.1 have been released. Version 1.9.1 fixes a small problem that caused 1.9 to fail to build on F-Droid. Privacy Browser 1.9 includes a German translation provided by Aaron Gerlach. Maintaining a translation requires a lot of work and I am grateful to Aaron for his contributions. Privacy Browser 1.9 also… Continue reading Privacy Browser 1.9 and 1.9.1

August 2016 Security and Privacy Canary

Backdoors During the previous year, Stoutner has received 0 requests from governments or organizations to insert backdoors into Privacy Browser. During the previous year, Stoutner has inserted 0 backdoors into Privacy Browser. Privacy During the previous year, Stoutner has received 0 requests from governments or organizations to weaken the privacy of Privacy Browser. During the… Continue reading August 2016 Security and Privacy Canary

Privacy Browser 1.8

I have decided that I am going to make a regular habit of posting when a new version of Privacy Browser is released, detailing what users can expect from the new version and what I am working on for the subsequent release. The main feature in Privacy Browser 1.8 is a bookmark implementation. This is… Continue reading Privacy Browser 1.8

Privacy Browser 1.7

With the release of Privacy Browser 1.7, I felt it would be valuable to write a post explaining the motivation behind the design decisions and what is coming next. Privacy Browser 1.7 marks the single largest number of changed lines in the code since version 1.0 was released. It began as a need to create… Continue reading Privacy Browser 1.7