seeking advice for speeders

Janina Sajka janina at
Sun Jul 15 11:54:35 EDT 2001

I've never heard of anyone being busted for doing this, but I have also
seen isps with explicit policies against it. So, I doubt they'd go after
anyone in particular without some extrinsic reason. But, why challenge the
point? Why not just go with a provider that explicitly supports linux and
home networking?

\ On Sat, 14 Jul 2001, Kirk Wood wrote:

> On Sat, 14 Jul 2001, Gregory Nowak wrote:
> > If you're running ipmasq. can your isp run a tracer on you and
> > catch you?
> It would probably be possible by sniffing out the packets and analizing
> the http requests. But I have never heard of such a thing being done. It
> would be a lot of work just to find someone who had an extra machine or
> two. Not to mention that it wouldn't bode well under scrutiny.
> Now if you attempt to set yourself up as some sort of ISP and resell the
> bandwidth you are asking for trouble. But if you are looking to connect
> the few computers you own so you and yours can all surf I would not
> concern myself with such things.
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> Kirk Wood
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> If you're too open minded, your brains will fall out.
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