Mitigate security issues caused by using the Tails website as the browser homepage
Set the homepage of the iceweasel/torbrowser in tails to point to a
1)By opening the same homepage everytime you start tails, or choose “new identity,” increases the probability of a drive-by/mitm attack on tails.boum.org or whatever site is the home page. Whatever page is choosen will become a more serious target for compromise, either directly or mitm.
2)It seems this would also be a vector for a timing attack on the local connection, for what it is worth, since you know every browser circuit will go to that page.
3)Some users may want to change their noscript or other settings before connecting to any page.