[opensource-dev] Snowglobe 2 update

Michael Schlenker schlenk at uni-oldenburg.de
Wed Feb 24 11:57:55 PST 2010


Am 24.02.2010 um 09:51 schrieb Lance Corrimal:

> Am Mittwoch, 24. Februar 2010 09:26:12 schrieb Thomas Shikami:
>> Philippe (Merov) Bossut schrieb:
>>>  - SOCKS5: here, Robin volunteered
>> 
>> SOCKS5 is against the TPV Policy term
>> 2c. You must not circumvent any security-related features or measures we
>> may take to limit access to Second Life. For example:
>> 2c.i.You must not mask IP or MAC addresses.
>> 
>> SOCKS5 is usually used by griefers to mask the IP address.
> 
> 
> I'd say "bull" here. While it is true that the IP address of traffic coming 
> thru a socks (or any other) proxy is the ip of the proxy, the mac address IN 
> THE IP HEADER is the one of the router anyways... if any.
> 
> What LL means is "You must not circumvent the viewer finding out its local mac 
> address and sending that in the authorization data".

Which is silly anyway as any decent network card can change its MAC via its driver.

Michael


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