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Old Nov 1, 2008, 05:23 PM   #1
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How can I get a Linksys WRT54G to log all sites viewed from a specific MAC address?

How can I get a Linksys WRT54G to log all websites viewed from a specific local IP (192.168.1.xxx), or MAC address?

Here's the story:
I'm 15, and we share a wireless internet connection with our basement tenants. My mom received some message from Telus complaining about copyright infringement. She insists that this is my doing, but I have not downloaded anything for at least 3 months. My suspicion is that our basement tenants are the culprit. How can I prove this?

I read half of the email and fell asleep
I've attached it.

How can I prove to my parents that I am not the one doing illegal downloads?

Thanks for your help.

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We are writing to inform you that TELUS has received a complaint that alleges that your TELUS Internet Service account has been involved in copyright infringement. This complaint was traced back to your account based on the IP address used at the time of this activity.

Please note that TELUS has not provided any of your personal account information to the complainant. It is TELUS' policy to disclose such information to a complainant only if ordered to do so by a court of law, which has not happened to date.

We do, however, want you to be aware that this complaint was received by us and offer you the following information that may be of help to you:

If you are unaware of this type of activity originating from your account, you may wish to inquire with others who have access to your account.

If you are using a dial-up account, change the account password to ensure that only authorized users have access to it.

You may also want to check your system for viruses, which may explain why this sort of activity is originating from your account.

If the ADSL modem is connected to a wireless router, please make sure that only your authorized computers can connect to it and access the internet. For help in securing the wireless router, please contact the router vendor.

If you are not aware of our Acceptable Use Policy, which strictly prohibits use of our Service to infringe the copyrights of others, you may review at http://www.mytelus.com/internet/nv/aup.do. Please be aware that violation of this policy could result in disconnection of your Service.

Below is an excerpt from the complaint that we received regarding your account. We include it in this notice in an effort to help you identify the activity that is in question.

Sincerely,

Alan Wang
National Internet Services Support
TELUS Communications
http://www.telus.com/aup
Email: abuse@telus.com


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Excerpt from complaint:
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All time stamps are based on time zone: 0
Copyright Infringement Complaint:
IP Address, Date and Time, Title, Filename, Protocol
164.20.93.77,20081015070309,28 Oct 2008 07:03:09,Sexy.14.year.old.sucks.cock.BOOBS.TEEN.****.avi,BitTorrent,

Please reply to this email if you have any questions or concerns.

EDIT:
OH MY GOD i should have read the freakin bottom of that!!
What do we do call the cops??

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Old Nov 1, 2008, 11:39 PM   #2
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First of all, I do not think you should call the cops. If the cops contact you, do not talk to them under any circumstance without the presence of a lawyer. Since you haven't been ordered to preserve evidence, I suggest you securely wipe your hard drive unless you are certain no relevant files have been on it.

Honestly, you should not be sharing an internet connection with people that you don't trust. Clearly, your basement tenets cannot be trusted. Discuss this with your mom and refer her to this post if necessary.

If possible, I would just put a WPA password on the wireless network so your neighbors are locked out.
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Old Nov 1, 2008, 11:49 PM   #3
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>> Sexy.14.year.old.sucks.cock.BOOBS.TEEN.****.avi

Content of this nature would be illegal and therefore can't be copyrighted.

>> time zone: 0

There is no timezone "0".

This looks "strange". Are you sure the email you got is legitimate or a hoax?

I agree with the previous post that you should never share your internet connection.

You can track what other people do on a network by using something called "netflow". This is not so easy, though.

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Old Nov 2, 2008, 12:57 AM   #4
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Porn's illegal? I thought it was fine once you turn 18. I'm in Canada though.

The network is encrypted with WEP, but we split the bill 50/50. Maybe I should just change it and act like their computer is the problem

I'll look into the message being a hoax, but I don't see what data the hoaxer (is that a word?) could get from that.

I was googling the situation and came across a program called Wireshark, but when I tried to install it, it kept complaining about something along the lines of needing "X11".

EDIT: Next time I'm at my moms computer, I'll get the extended headers for that message. I'm currently away from home for the weekend.

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Old Nov 2, 2008, 12:59 AM   #5
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Porn with 14 year olds is illegal in Canada and everywhere else.
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Old Nov 2, 2008, 01:06 AM   #6
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Porn with 14 year olds is illegal in Canada and everywhere else.
Ah makes sense. I was thinking 18+.
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