Commit a849f2eb authored by sajolida's avatar sajolida

Don't refer to the old 'New Identity' feature of Tails anymore

This was removed so long ago that probably nobody wonders about it
anymore.
parent 561520b0
...@@ -658,27 +658,22 @@ corresponding [[design documentation|contribute/design/memory_erasure]]. ...@@ -658,27 +658,22 @@ corresponding [[design documentation|contribute/design/memory_erasure]].
Where is the <span class="guilabel">New Identity</span> button? Where is the <span class="guilabel">New Identity</span> button?
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In our [[warning page|doc/about/warning#identities]] we advice to There is no <span class="guilabel">New Identity</span> button for Tails as a
restart Tails every time that you want to use a different contextual whole.
identity.
The The [[<span class="guilabel">New Identity</span> feature of
[[<span class="guilabel">New Identity</span> feature of <span class="application">Tor Browser</span>|doc/anonymous_internet/Tor_Browser#new_identity]] <span class="application">Tor Browser</span>|doc/anonymous_internet/Tor_Browser#new_identity]]
is limited to the browser. is limited to the browser.
Tails used to provide a <span class="guilabel">New Identity</span> In the same way as the <span class="guilabel">New Identity</span> button of
feature, but this feature was not a good solution to <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> restarts the browser, you have to
[[separate contextual identities|doc/about/warning#identities]], as it restart Tails before using a different identity.
was dangerous:
* Already existing connections could stay open. <div class="next">
* Other sources of information could reveal your past activities, for
example the cookies stored in <span class="application">Tor <p>See also our [[warning about contextual identities|doc/about/warning#identities]].</p>
Browser</span> or the random nick in <span
class="application">Pidgin</span>.
Tails is a full operating system, so a *new identity* should be thought on a </div>
broader level. **Restart Tails instead**.
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