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Tuesday, November 14th, 2000
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I've mentioned before that my school has a really stupid network policy -- they give every computer a static IP rather than assigning them through DHCP. Presumably this is so they can trace things. Guess somebody never heard of a MAC address.

Here's what I learned while attaching my laptop to the network: not only are the addresses staticly assigned, they are all internet addresses. Not local network, not behind a firewall, internet addresses. I was speechless. Still am, kinda.
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[User Picture]From: duinlas
2000-11-14 01:28 pm (UTC)
you must tell 2600!
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[User Picture]From: teferi
2000-11-14 02:21 pm (UTC)
Your school actually owns a Class C block of IPs? Wow. :P
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[User Picture]From: kvance
2000-11-14 02:55 pm (UTC)

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Yeah, whoda thunk it?
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[User Picture]From: pvx
2000-11-14 04:04 pm (UTC)

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Tell those biznatches to stop wasting IPs on public education and to give me four or five!
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