|Subject:||Online Boards -- ID Revealed?|
|Posted by:||<*(((>< (Fis…@Ocean.Net)|
|Date:||Fri, 13 Oct 2006|
I'd like to know how to NOT have my ID revealed when I'm
posting to online discussion boards on the internet (not through
I use a yahoo address. Then I go to the discussion board I'm
interested in, and complete their registration information, using the
yahoo email address. I confirm, and start posting. I sign out.
I return to the online board, register as a different user,
and post. The online board knows it's me.
How do they know? Do my posts reveal a unique computer ID#?
My true name or address? Just my ISP IP? The ISP dial-up number I
use? Even if I dial-up through a different ISP, and logon, they can
How do they do this?
How do I use boards without revealing so much traceable
Some online boards, I don't want them to know who I am that
specifically. I don't mind them knowing my ISP, but not ME. No
nefarious purposes, here; just concerned about security.
Awaiting your responses with baited breath, I remain, yours truly,