* Posts by ronp

2 posts • joined 5 Oct 2010

Diary of a Not-spot: The readers speak

ronp
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Ethernet and ground

It is very true that a ground for a house is normally tied to plumbing. So each house has it's own ground . However, one of the good things about Ethernet is that it is transformer coupled. Meaning that the ground is always isolated. Anything Ethernet has these transformers. So don't worry about grounding.

iPhone apps put user privacy at risk

ronp

Anything on the internet is not private

I agree, if you are on the internet, then anything you do is not private. For those of you that forget, each Ethernet card has a unique MAC address, so they are already doing this for your web browsing on your computer.

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