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Re: Update: The Bloomberg story is changing

"...the mod is in the Ethernet jack itself."

8P8C (a.k.a. "RJ45") have 8 pins. All are signal, none are power or ground.

If the "mod" could be built into an Ethernet socket, then it could be built into an Ethernet plug almost as easily.

Or an Ethernet cable.

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