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Old 12-03-2008, 07:43 PM   #1
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Question CAN ISP's see all the sites i visit? or things i download?

Ok i am just wondering if my ISP can see everything i do related to the internet? i am on Rogers in Ontario fyi.
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Old 12-03-2008, 07:45 PM   #2
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Yes, they usually keep logs of all sites linked to your IP address in case of any needed information (i.e. supoenas, internet abuse investigations, etc.)
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They have to keep logs, but its not like someone in the office is looking at one person's IP useage. They have tonnes of users, so privacy really isn't a problem in the end. It's only if they have to take action, that they pick up on what you are doing.
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how long do they keep those records? and isn't that violating privacy?
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In a way, I guess it is, but even Google store what you search for. Same goes for Youtube.

The records can be kept for many years.
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Ok, so these records...is it something that could be sent to me via mail? or is it just for security reasons?
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Its just for security reasons, but no, they wouldn't send it you via e-mail. Why?
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-_-. so they see me going on porn sites?
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Employees won't see you, but the computers know, yet I don't think they'd care much.
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but i go to cool porn sites.
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