Re: Natted IP

From: donnie (donnie_at_queyosepa.org)
Date: 02/18/05


Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2005 01:15:53 GMT

On Thu, 17 Feb 2005 17:32:13 -0600, "Vanguard"
<use_ReplyTo@domain.invalid> wrote:

>They use Javascript to get your local IP address. They lie in
>pretending they got it from an external scan when instead they got it by
>running a script in the web page that you downloaded to your host where
>the script runs locally. It is a very misleading statement they make.
>Any browser that permits Javascript to execute can divulge your host's
>IP address where you run that browser. So are you going to disable
>Javascript because of their scare tactic?
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I have had javascript disabled for years and will leave it that way.
Actually, I have the browser prompt me. Popups are a thing of the
past.
donnie.