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Old 05 May 2010, 19:29
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are there any MODS that

let you capture the MAC address?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MAC_address
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Old 05 May 2010, 19:43
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I don't think it's possible..

Mac Address Logging / Banning


Originally Posted by Logician View Post
But this is really irrelevant. Even if you connect to internet via a NIC card, your MAC address is NEVER passed into your internet communication. Internet connection is done via TCP/IP packages and this package's header only includes your IP address (which is the address you use in the internet, NOT in your local network) so the webserver you connect to can never reach your MAC address.

So even if site visitor have a NIC card & MAC address, it is impossible to create a hack that will allow/disallow access to vbulletin by checking MAC address. Because your computer does not send its MAC address info into your internet traffic.
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Old 05 May 2010, 19:46
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Originally Posted by Loco.M View Post
I don't think it's possible..

Mac Address Logging / Banning
wow, from 03

thanks, just saw someone mention it in another forum and figured I would ask.
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