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Definitively, can sites see your MAC address?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by madsam, Aug 21, 2010.

  1. madsam

    madsam Junior Member

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    Some people think they can with cookies. Does anyone know for sure?
     
  2. Stephe

    Stephe Newbie

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    No, but you can always spoof it anyways.
     
  3. madsam

    madsam Junior Member

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    Does anybody who runs a website know?
     
  4. pyronaut

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    From a simply networking standpoint. No.

    If they installed something on your computer that then reports back to them. Yes.
     
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  5. madsam

    madsam Junior Member

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    What for example could they install to do this? Would it require your permission?
     
  6. pyronaut

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    The regular dodgy stuff. To be honest, if someone is going to install Spyware, or a "Virus" or some sort. Then getting your mac address is probably going to be the least of their worries.