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Clarificiation on the IP Address Security in Dropbox Case 126

Posted by samzenpus
from the read-all-about-it dept.
Bennett Haselton writes A judge rules that a county has to turn over the IP addresses that were used to access a county mayor's Dropbox account, stating that there is no valid security-related reason why the IP addresses should be exempt from a public records request. I think the judge's conclusion about IP addresses was right, but the reasoning was flawed; here is a technically more correct argument that would have led to the same answer. Keep Reading to see what Bennett has to say about the case.

Comment: Re:So what? (Score 1) 98

by Zontar The Mindless (#48464725) Attached to: Firefox Will Soon Offer One-Click Buttons For Your Search Engines

Some of us do this thing known as "work" with our browsers. Making radical changes in my UI with neither prior warning nor a built-in way to revert to the previous layout is not something which I find to be particularly workflow-friendly.

There. Managed to say it without foaming at the mouth, this time. ;)

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