• Apr 16, 2020
  • Caleb Chen
  • Cybersecurity, General Privacy News, VPN,

How often does your IP address change without a VPN?

A new study on IP address has been released.  Specifically, the study looks at IP address retention periods of internet service providers (ISPs) around the world. The study is titled: “Don’t count me out: On the relevance of IP addresses in the tracking ecosystem” and was conducted by Vikas Mishra, Pierre Laperdrix, Antoine Vastel, Walter … Continue reading “How often does your IP address change without a VPN?”

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  • Sep 23, 2016
  • Caleb Chen
  • General Privacy News, Governments,

EFF to law enforcement (and judges): Please remember that an IP address is not enough evidence for a search warrant or subpoena

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has released a whitepaper titled: Unreliable Informants: IP Addresses, Digital Tips and Police Raids. The EFF asks law enforcement to consider IP address “evidence” as nothing more than a rumor floating around the Internet and to please “conduct additional investigation to verify and corroborate the physical location” before applying for … Continue reading “EFF to law enforcement (and judges): Please remember that an IP address is not enough evidence for a search warrant or subpoena”

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