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Re: EU Official: IP Is Personal
On Wed, Jan 23, 2008 at 05:52:41PM -0500, Sean Donelan wrote: > > On Wed, 23 Jan 2008, Florian Weimer wrote: > >If IP addresses don't identify anything, why do they collect and keep > >them? > > In the US, folks are fighting the RIAA claiming that an IP address isn't > enough to identify a person. > > In Europe, folks are fighting the Google claiming that an IP address is > enough to identify a person. > > I guess it depends on which side of the pond you are on. > They are both right. If you have a dynamic IP such as most college students have, it is here-today-gone-tomorrow. If you have static IP (business, us slugs in the Swamp, etc) you are identifyable. -- -=[L]=- I wouldn't take any advice, if I were you.