[thelist] IP numbers

mort manuel at netbustion.com
Thu Jan 23 14:14:01 CST 2003

On Fri, 24 Jan 2003 09:04:14 +1300
"Rachel Cunliffe" <r.cunliffe at auckland.ac.nz> wrote:

> If the IP numbers are the same, does this mean that it was the same
> computer that both messages came from?  Or, could that IP be allocated
> to another computer in the same city?

IP may not very reliable. For one thing, if computer A and B both connect through proxy C, the IP you log identifies C, not specifically A or B.

Excuse the capital letter soup ;)

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