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  Reply # 1133676 22-Sep-2014 13:49
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snowball: The network to the right with 4 bars is my network, the network I would usually automatically connect to.


And now the GCSB, Google and anyone else with a SSID->geolocation database know exactly where you live.

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  Reply # 1133679 22-Sep-2014 13:55
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I threw my lunch up laughing

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  Reply # 1133688 22-Sep-2014 14:04
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As everyone else said, just someone being funny, and as for it connecting, probably because its an open network and it was the first one the Xbox saw.

 

Edit : Take that back about being open...looks locked down. So I'd say someone has either renamed your own wifi SSID, or someone connected you to another one.





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  Reply # 1133689 22-Sep-2014 14:06
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Zeon: I once saw a police undercover van drive past with flashing lights. High sided dark blue van with tinted windows and a ladder on top for cliche value - no one would ever guess.

Like this one?


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  Reply # 1133709 22-Sep-2014 14:19
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You don't live next door to the Gisborne City Sanitation Board do you?




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  Reply # 1133710 22-Sep-2014 14:22
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@Snowball
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Seldom does a first time poster generate so many quick responses. 

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  Reply # 1133741 22-Sep-2014 14:45
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I thought GCSB vans had Mr Whippy written on them, it would be a good way of looking legit and making money while working.

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  Reply # 1133780 22-Sep-2014 15:24
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well it depends whether you have a master filter installed. a master filter allows the GCSB to tap your line.

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  Reply # 1133846 22-Sep-2014 16:24
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Why would GSCB bother with vans if they can sniff your traffic from the provider end point?

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  Reply # 1133847 22-Sep-2014 16:24
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joker97: well it depends whether you have a master filter installed. a master filter allows the GCSB to tap your line.

Gulp. Even if you wrap it in tinfoil???




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  Reply # 1133924 22-Sep-2014 17:23
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I'd just like to say that wasn't me commenting before about GCSB vans it was Chinese hackers. I don't know anything; I can't even spell GCSB.

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  Reply # 1133936 22-Sep-2014 17:27
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  Reply # 1133968 22-Sep-2014 18:21
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Dingbatt:
joker97: well it depends whether you have a master filter installed. a master filter allows the GCSB to tap your line.

Gulp. Even if you wrap it in tinfoil???

Bummer, my night job has been found out!





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  Reply # 1133977 22-Sep-2014 18:29
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coffeebaron:
Dingbatt:
joker97: well it depends whether you have a master filter installed. a master filter allows the GCSB to tap your line.

Gulp. Even if you wrap it in tinfoil???

Bummer, my night job has been found out!



GOTCHA! That's why you are always offering to put in 'master filters' in everyone's homes for a discounted rate... AND why any suggestion by you that my rats-nest of phone extension cords has anything to do with the speed of my internets can now be safely discounted and laid squarely at Chorus' door!!

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