About IP Addresses

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About IP Addresses

Post by mc~ on February 14th 2011, 4:42 pm


I have a question regarding the IP addresses of members. Why is it that when I view some of the IP of members some of them will have similar IP to other members even though they are different people?

Like when I click the IP button in the post.. It will show the "Users posting from this IP Address" and will show like 5 different members. Like this...

I'm curious because what if I want to ban an IP of a violator but the violator has the same IP of an innocent member. Or say if I'm investigating a double account and checking out the IP and I see like 5 different members.

This happens mostly to my Singaporean and Filipino members.

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Re: About IP Addresses

Post by Vlajki on February 14th 2011, 7:43 pm

It's because many people have dynamic IP Address' and everytime they get online and restart their rooter(modem) they get different IP address.

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