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8635Re: [infoguys-list] NSA Patent 6,947,978.

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  • Betteye
    Sep 29, 2005
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      If we learn where some of this junk mail is coming from can we re-route it
      back to the sender?
      thanks
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Ricky Gurley" <rmriinc@...>
      To: <infoguys-list@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, September 28, 2005 10:54 PM
      Subject: [infoguys-list] NSA Patent 6,947,978.


      >
      > Who remembers the debate with Joanne Waldron about tracking computers
      > on the Internet? Who remembers Kohno's white paper on identifying
      > computers by their tcp time stamps that Joanne submitted?
      >
      > Score one for Joanne. Even though she had no way of knowing what the
      > future would hold from Kohno's project, she did make a good point on
      > that white paper.
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      > The N.S.A. just patented a technology that I beleive was largely
      > developed from Kohno's research. It is an interesting "landmark" in
      > cyber investigations, and/or email tracing. The N.S.A. now has a way
      > to identify the location of users on the Internet by using a
      > technology that is similar (I said SIMILAR) to "pinging" a cell phone.
      > Looks like Kohno's research actually paid off. Below is the
      > description of the N.S.A. Patent:
      >
      > Abstract
      >
      > "Method for geolocating logical network addresses on electronically
      > switched dynamic communications networks, such as the Internet, using
      > the time latency of communications to and from the logical network
      > address to determine its location. Minimum round-trip communications
      > latency is measured between numerous stations on the network and known
      > network addressed equipment to form a network latency topology map.
      > Minimum round-trip communications latency is also measured between the
      > stations and the logical network address to be geolocated. The
      > resulting set of minimum round-trip communications latencies is then
      > correlated with the network latency topology map to determine the
      > location of the network address to be geolocated."
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      > You can find the patent at this URL: http://tinyurl.com/bbxae
      >
      > An interesting topic of conversation I believe.....
      >
      >
      > Rick.
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