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I ran traceroutes on the IP's, and sure enough they came back legit and government owned. I thought this might be exclusive to my system, so I ran over to a friend of mine who upgraded to Vista when it first became available(MICROSOFT FAN BOY! ;P ). After installing monitoring software on his system, the hits it caught on his network were immediate and almost identical in source. Attempts on both TCP and UDP by suspicious government owned addresses. Again, even when idle and running only a bare minimum of system processes. I've written a college report on the same phenomenon, which has gained considerable attention by even my instructor. I've posted similar articles on a few tech sites and the like that I frequent more often than this bored, and there are a number of Vista users who have replied with similar claims.
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Dick Cheney wants to know what sites you've been visiting.
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***? they are spying on us Secretly? then i will jsut stick with XP!
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damn... hell with vista LOL

im sure they are doing it with XP too arent they?

i dont DL free music anymore. i buy it here
http://www.legalsounds.com/

as cheap as .09 cents a song you can buy the entire album for like $1.00


awesome,.
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Wow this is frickin scary man. I'm gonna DL peerguardian and check my own machine.
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more often than this bored,
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Originally Posted by YeaBaby View Post
Wow this is frickin scary man. I'm gonna DL peerguardian and check my own machine.
Just checked. . .they dont have one for vista yet . .

EDIT ^^ **** sorry for DP
 
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Originally Posted by DanNEBTD View Post
Just checked. . .they dont have one for vista yet . .

EDIT ^^ **** sorry for DP


It's Ok Ive got XP. Already did the DL. Whats with all the addresses trying to connect to my machine? PG2 shows a list of IP's that are apparently trying to connect to my PC.

EDIT

PG2 shows a fairly long list of IP's that it is allowing to connect to my machine. I'm on a wireless connection, is this normal?
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This is pretty crazy, to think we are all being spied upon. Hundreds of years ago if the populous was technically advanced it was harder for the governments to control people. Now its just making it easier and easier.

Edit: One thing I hope does not come from this is Peer Gaurdian become more popular, and therefore less effective.
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