Re: Tracking down someone by IP?

From: Paul Hughes (
Date: Sun Aug 13 2000 - 14:17:57 MDT

Zero Powers wrote:

> My IP address only tells *you* which server I'm logged into (unless I have a
> static IP), but my ISP keeps a log of what user is using which IP at which
> time. So if I do something naughty, you can go to my ISP with (1) my IP
> address and (2) the date and time of my naugty behavior, and they can track
> me down and chastise me accordingly.

Ok, regarding dynamic ip's. Then your typical ISP's IP number is fixed for the
first three sequences: where .xxx is the dynamic part unique
to each user logged into at the time???

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