seeking advice for speeders

Gregory Nowak romualt at
Sun Jul 15 14:47:05 EDT 2001

I'm only looking to use my Linux box
to ipmasq a couple windows machines.
If however, after talking to my isp about their various dsl conditions
I discover that they don't allow connection sharing,
then does your message below still apply?

On Sat, Jul 14, 2001 at 10:57:19PM -0500, 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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