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Slikkie

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I was wondering, is it possible for your ISP to view your webpage history? For them to know what sites you visited and when? If this is the case, it's violation of privacy, right? Your thoughts on this?
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Tal

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Well, anyone can know what pages you visit. You leave your IP address behind, and webmasters can see it. However, the ISP or the webmaster of a certain site can't just type the address and get the name and address of you. They need to have special permission from a court.

I'm not sure if the ISP logs the websites you have visited :)
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I'm pretty sure an ISP can view whatever you see, as they are the "vehicle" that brings it to you anyway...
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and im willing to bet that in the fine print of the papers you signed, when you chose the ISP, it say's they have legal rights to see what your doing on their server (if they need to).
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Big Brother sees all! Privacy across their hardware. Liability clause.

Edited by jtscustomcomputers, 20 October 2007 - 11:51 PM.

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Always assume that you have NO privacy on the Internet.

And, of course your ISP can see your web history (if they want to...)
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The point is:

ISP can. ISP don't. Edit: Inappropriate comment removed
P.S. Johanna I like your title "The leather lady" :)

Edited by frantique, 27 October 2007 - 07:38 PM.

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Johanna

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Hi, Fredil!
Why does my title make you laugh? I admin http://leatherworker.net/forum/ which is the largest online community for leatherworkers in the world.

Slikkie-
No, no, there is no "violation of privacy" when an ISP knows your web history. You paid them to negotiate the Internet, and they probably would not release your web surfing activity without formal documents from law enforcement officials.

An ISP needs to know certain information from you, the surfer, and the site visited, in order to make the connection. Because all computer activity is done on, well, computers, all steps are logged. Does your ISP pull your records and determine whether or not you are a safe, sane and moral person? No, that's a job for mothers and wives. (j/k)
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