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Wednesday, November 1st, 2006
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They traced an IP address in tonight's (Tuesday's) Veronica Mars, an action I'm used to seeing on 24. Unlike 24, the address ( was valid. Furthermore, it's an actual machine, belonging to the San Francisco Unified School District. If there's a web server on muscles, it's down.

I'm thinking there's no deeper meaning. They just screwed up. All the phone numbers on the show are appropriately faked, starting with 555.
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[User Picture]From: rspeed
2006-11-01 01:24 pm (UTC)
What, no portscan?
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[User Picture]From: kvance
2006-11-01 03:44 pm (UTC)
Since I'm pretty sure it was a mistake, no. I don't really want an angry and ignorant school district pissed at me for teh hax0r.
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[User Picture]From: stargazer
2006-11-01 01:34 pm (UTC)
Hm. That's especially odd because it's so easy to convincingly fake an IP address. A prefix of 555 is just lame, but most people wouldn't catch on to "The hackers are coming from!" Or heck, use something in the 192.168 space.
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[User Picture]From: kvance
2006-11-01 03:51 pm (UTC)
Exactly, it's a lot harder to notice anything >255 in the middle of a number than 555 at the beginning. I was kind of hoping it would be like Arrested Development, where they put fake websites up on all of the hostnames they mentioned during the show.
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From: zixyer
2006-11-02 02:51 am (UTC)
I think it would have been funny if they'd used
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