Getting Mac address in Silverlight 5

Posted on 2012-04-02
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Is it possible to get the mac address of a user when they are running a silverlight 5 application in their browser?
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Meir Rivkin earned 900 total points
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Silverlight as a client-side framework has no way of accessing the client machine due to potential security breaches.
The client machine's MAC address falls into that category which means u can't do that.
you can run your application out of browser with elevated privileges but i'm not sure that;'s what u want.
here's further reading in the subject:
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