From: Iljitsch van Beijnum (no email)
Date: Tue Aug 27 2002 - 17:33:40 EDT
On Tue, 27 Aug 2002, Kurtis Lindqvist wrote:
> > <censored> fears abuse as a hardware ID wired into the ipv6 protocol can
> > be used to determine the manufacturer, make and model number, and value
> > of the hardware equipment being used by the end user.
> ...uhm, and? What is the real difference with a IPv4 address and privacy?
The difference is that someone using a dynamic IP address is still
recognizable by the lower 64 bits of their dynamic address because this
part is always the same. (But cookies do the same thing.)
> You can tell as much (more or less) with a port scan to a IPv4
How can I recognize someone by doing a portscan?