Handling of downloaded files

When I click a downloaded file in Downloads window, Tor Browser is happy to open it by launching whatever default application is registered for that MIME type. This I think is completely wrong for as security and anonymity minded application as Tor Browser is. That part of code inherited from Firefox shoud be left out in Tor Browser. Tor Browser should. not. be. opening. external. applications. at. all.

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I don’t think it’s that bad. Usually when the user clicks there it’s because he actually wants to open the file, and if he doesn’t trust an application he should not install it at all in a device where privacy is essential, let alone set it as default.
It’s not as if Tor Browser is launching a random application on its own.

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