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Is It Possible To Be Traced While Online?

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#1 kano


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Posted 30 April 2006 - 07:35 PM

Just wondering if a person can be traced or followed while they are online, even if the have anti-spyware programs running.

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#2 KoanYorel


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Posted 30 April 2006 - 07:51 PM

The short answer is "yes"...

Anti-spyware programs do not conceal your activities.

But it does take specific knowledge of how to do such tracking.

Do you have a more specific scenario to present?

Edited by KoanYorel, 30 April 2006 - 07:54 PM.

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Posted 30 April 2006 - 08:34 PM

Well they could get your IP and then track your ip to see what ISP your using... but if you are talking about knowing what house you live in and your name I don't think so...

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Posted 03 May 2006 - 12:14 AM

No they can't pin point your house. However, if for some criminal reasons, the police or goverment could subpoena your ISP and ask them who had the following IP address and at what time...

and since the ISP would have you address then they could find. But your average Joe on the Internet wouldn't be able to do this. The most the average person could find out about you is your general location of living, usualy down to a city.

Also if you don't clear your cookies or temporary internet files someone with knowledge of how to find these files can find out where you have been and at what times.

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