How to hide some info from ISP?

Posted on 2007-07-22
Last Modified: 2013-12-25
HI . .

i though about my place on internet and the size of information the ISP can collect about me! .. in a LAN user administrator could collect much info about clients, is it the same thing for ADSL ISP!?  i have ADSL internet connection.. what info can the ISP collect about me? ..

and is there a way to change or hide the ADSL modem MAC address!? in a LAN we could do this easily.. is that possible in an ADSL? .. what methods else i can protect myself from the ISP!? ..

thank you
Question by:speedbit
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    Accepted Solution

    You could ditch your broadband and then get a dial up account.  They would only know your name and credit card.

    They have to have a unique MAC to communicate with you.  You could change your MAC assuming you can come up with something unique.

    After that, you could subscribe to a public VPN service so you tunnel and encrypt all your traffic to the vpn service, so you ISP couldn't monitor what kind of traffic you're sending/receiving.

    Author Comment

    would u provide more details please?
    LVL 12

    Assisted Solution

    Yes but then wouldnt the VPN provider have it?

    could also check out
    then they would have it

    LVL 27

    Assisted Solution

    Your ISP is going to know about your physical address and who you are unless:

    1.) You lie
    2.) You steal someone elses' connection.


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