Reply to post: Re: "Or is it a very devious arrangement"

Data retention: It seems BORING ... until your TV SPIES ON YOU

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Re: "Or is it a very devious arrangement"

So what?!? What's preventing anyone setting up another wireless router that connects to the "official" one and creates its own, second wireless network applying a firewall to it - then you just connect everything to the second network and ignore the first?!? What some people seem to fail to realize is that once an unfiltered data pipeline is available, it's impossible to tell the user what further infrastructure it may or may not build behind it. They tried something similar looking at TTL values and your PC's "registered" MAC address trying to prevent people to connect a router instead of their PC to the incoming cable - all they achieved is that decent routes all come with MAC cloning and TTL settings built-in...

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