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RE: Yahoogroups and Carnivore

  • From: Patrick W. Gilmore
  • Date: Mon Sep 17 16:14:08 2001

At 03:42 PM 9/17/2001 -0400, Cristopher Daniluk wrote:
>That's just a silly statement, it's a text processor/parser. It's another
>layer. Of course its going to have an effect. On the average person, I would
>venture to guess its overwhelmingly negligible, but it could very well
>bottleneck someone like Yahoo.

My understanding is that it is no inline, it uses a "monitor port" on a switch which duplicates all traffic.

If that is the case, then it is not a silly statement, it is factually correct.

Can anyone confirm or deny the above?

>Cristopher Daniluk