MAC security (Re: Question about Wireless)

Nils Kassube kassube at
Tue Nov 27 18:21:00 UTC 2007

Derek Broughton wrote:
> It's not even necessarily that you could be held liable for something
> known to have been done by somebody else.  If somebody is downloading
> kiddie-porn over your connection, and your IP is found in the
> investigation, you're going to be treated as a criminal right up to the
> point that they find proof that you didn't do it - and maybe beyond. 
> And, frankly, I don't think you'll get (or deserve) much sympathy.

Exactly. That's why I can't understand that some people let random 
strangers use their WAP. I wouldn't mind the bandwidth if I'm not 
currently needing it myself, but I might object to the unknown contents 
of their traffic.


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