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post #11 of 105
I got vista, I ain't worried... I have faith in our country.

... =p
    
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post #12 of 105
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***? they are spying on us Secretly? then i will jsut stick with XP!
Its pretty much the same on Xp.
I'll find that if you look, most likely some where in your connection you go through an AT&T node, after thats there are some gov. own ones.
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I've found hits that trace back to Halliburton and several masked US IP addresses coming into my network. I run Cain so I can reroute any and all network connections to my computer. Guess what? I found a MOD connection to our only Vista laptop and a Halliburton connection coming into a desktop PC with XP SP2 on it.

I just forwarded them to a null point on my network, I guess they'll be happy living in bit hell from now on.

I don't care so much about "passive" monitoring (Logging data through a portal) as I do about "active" monitoring...I.E HACKING my computer to see what I'm doing right then...not on the net.
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post #14 of 105
We are all being "spyed on" but no one is really watching, there are probably levels that the government cares about, like OC.net is probably in a "green" category, stealing music and moves is probably "yellow", and looking at mass aounts of pr0n is prolly "orange", and then of course there is bomb making sites child pr0n and hate groups which prolly get you a first class ticket to full time monitoring.
    
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not really worried about it, they probably do it too most versions of windows. Patriot act ftl? Im installing peerguardian2 too see whose trying to say hello
    
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post #16 of 105
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Im installing peerguardian2 too see whose trying to say hello
Hello.

I wouldn't be surprised if they have done something like this to every MS OS...

Meh, can't exactly stop them... they can just come to your house and claim they have a warrant... they could probably "take you out" without someone knowing about it, so, sounds to me this is pretty light compared to what they can do.
    
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post #17 of 105
This isn't very compelling. You would have to check who is connecting to your PC right after you installed it.

Also, I am pretty sure more people would have made a bigger deal about this...
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post #18 of 105
You might go missing one night
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Originally Posted by Antolen View Post
***? they are spying on us Secretly? then i will jsut stick with XP!
its not just vista....


Read the patriot act, you can just as easily be monitored in xp.


hell you can even be monitored in Linux, all isps have to have to allow the fbi to see all of your traffic
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I'm getting peergradian..
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