How does TOR deal with mac addresses

Seth David Schoen schoen at
Fri Mar 26 18:27:16 UTC 2010

emigrant writes:

> On Fri, 2010-03-26 at 18:07 +0000, Al MailingList wrote:
> > and then your home router's MAC only gets as
> > far as the ISP's end point... etc...
> > 
> you mean, the ISP would get my home routers mac address?
> if so that would be like he knows me very well.

In the message you're replying to, "the ISP" means your ISP,
not some other ISP.  It's true that your ISP knows your home
router's MAC address.  Other ISPs don't.

Seth Schoen
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