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TBB doesn't make it easy to allow flash at all. Mention youtube HTML5 instead.

Mike Perry authored on24/12/2011 22:38:39
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 Tor only protects Internet applications that are configured to send their
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-The Tor Browser will block browser plugins such as Java, Flash,
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-ActiveX, RealPlayer, Quicktime, Adobe's PDF plugin, and others: they
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-can be manipulated into revealing your IP address. For example, that
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-means Youtube is disabled. If you really need your Youtube, you can
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-<a href="<page torbutton/torbutton-faq>#noflash">reconfigure Torbutton</a>
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-to allow it; but be aware that you're opening yourself up to potential
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-attack.
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+The Tor Browser will block browser plugins such as Java, Flash, ActiveX,
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+RealPlayer, Quicktime, Adobe's PDF plugin, and others: they can be manipulated
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+into revealing your IP address. For example, that means Youtube is disabled by
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+default. Youtube provides an experimental <a
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+href="https://www.youtube.com/html5">non-Flash HTML5 mode</a> that works for
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+many videos, but you you must vist that link opt-in manually. Youtube's
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+support for the HTML5 feaure is buggy and incomplete, so we are also working
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+to provide a safe way to temporarily enable Flash in future Tor Browser
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+versions.
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-Similarly, the Tor Browser Bundle will warn you before automatically opening
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+Similarly, Tor Browser will warn you before automatically opening
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 documents that are handled by external applications. <b>DO NOT IGNORE THIS
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 WARNING</b>. You should be very careful when downloading documents via Tor
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 (especially DOC and PDF files) as these documents can contain Internet
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-The Tor Browser will block browser plugins such as Java, Flash,
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-ActiveX, RealPlayer, Quicktime, Adobe's PDF plugin, and others: they
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-can be manipulated into revealing your IP address. For example, that
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-means Youtube is disabled. If you really need your Youtube, you can
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-<a href="<page torbutton/torbutton-faq>#noflash">reconfigure Torbutton</a>
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-to allow it; but be aware that you're opening yourself up to potential
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-attack.
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+The Tor Browser will block browser plugins such as Java, Flash, ActiveX,
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+RealPlayer, Quicktime, Adobe's PDF plugin, and others: they can be manipulated
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+into revealing your IP address. For example, that means Youtube is disabled by
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+default. Youtube provides an experimental <a
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+href="https://www.youtube.com/html5">non-Flash HTML5 mode</a> that works for
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+many videos, but you you must vist that link opt-in manually. Youtube's
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+support for the HTML5 feaure is buggy and incomplete, so we are also working
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+to provide a safe way to temporarily enable Flash in future Tor Browser
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+versions.
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-Similarly, the Tor Browser Bundle will warn you before automatically opening
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+Similarly, Tor Browser will warn you before automatically opening
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 documents that are handled by external applications. <b>DO NOT IGNORE THIS
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 WARNING</b>. You should be very careful when downloading documents via Tor
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 (especially DOC and PDF files) as these documents can contain Internet