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This image was taken at around christmas.

*Last edited by Agnishom (2013-04-30 17:12:15)*

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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How did you get back in?

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That thing happened for more than three times.

Sometimes just opening another browser worked, sometimes I had to wait.

The first time this happened, I contacted MIF

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is really strange because none of your IP addresses are on any list.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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My IP keeps changing always, somehow....

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Your service provider is the one who gives you your IP. I have heard of them sometimes giving two people the same address at the same time.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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Do you know my Service provider?

*Last edited by Agnishom (2013-05-01 02:04:20)*

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

The latest one is called Reliance Communications, based in Mumbai.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**Mathegocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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Wow,amazing bobbym.

The integral of hope is reality.

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It is not amazing at all.

So, does this mean anyone trying to locate me through my IP will end up in Mumbai?

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Nope, I would not even say that one is correct. But we all are leaving a digital footprint.

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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Earth
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Oh.

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Are there ways to pinpoint my exact location through my IP?

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Your service provider will have your address.

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense" - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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And what if I move out of my building and access the internet from a different city with the same modem?

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Even if it's wireless modem, they can identify you based on the info received by the tower.

However, you can anonymize yourself to some extent using vpn, tor ..

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense" - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi

Are there ways to pinpoint my exact location through my IP?

Not through your IP. But your provider will immediately give out your home address when asked for it.

Anonymity, no longer exists.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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But your provider will immediately give out your home address when asked for it.

Regardless of trying to know who is asking for it? Why should every person know it?

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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The internet was originally designed for a free and open exchange of information. Security was not really built in and is difficult to do. The same way hackers enjoy the freedom of being able to penetrate any machine so does law enforcement. Also, Bill has provided many backdoors in his operating system so that him and his pals can spy on us.

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Why did Bill do that?

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Knowledge is power.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, that is the main reason.

Why did Bill do that?

To sell the information to whomever will pay.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi MikeMoon02;

Is the photo on the net or on your hard drive?

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To sell the information to whomever will pay.

How do they approach Bill?

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I am sure he makes it clear to all that his OS is for sale to any bidder. Witness how he allowed HP to butcher XP for a price. Also this is from a speech where he mentions the many backdoors in his OS. With each new version he tightens his grip.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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