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Monitoring, Flow Stats (Re: spam whore, norcal-systems)
On Mon, Feb 01, 1999 at 05:54:36PM -0500, Dean Anderson wrote: > This kind of monitoring is probably a direct violation of 18 USC 2511, as > is a public announcement of the monitoring results. Indeed, at present, I'd > say it appears to be the best example of an unauthorized 3rd party > violation I've seen so far. (most [all previous] people don't admit > details, but we know some do it). Unless of course you have authorization > from norcal or all the recipients of those 2 million packets to monitor. > Since norcal isn't your customer, I don't suppose you have any paper > showing they gave you permission to collect and publish information about > their traffic. Interesting coroloary, Is it illegal for me to do flow-stats, as that examines packets (in the same way one would filter), causing this data to be stored on my flow stats server? - Jared -- Jared Mauch | pgp key available via finger from [email protected] clue++; | http://puck.nether.net/~jared/ My statements are only mine.