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Re: Geolocation Question
From: Michael Holstein <michael.holstein () csuohio edu>
Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2010 10:50:46 -0500

was a tick box along the lines of "disable all communication with MS

Well, as it pertains to WGA, the hack was to include the following in
./system32/drivers/etc/hosts : mpa.one.microsoft.com

If you have a router that can run [DD|Open]WRT, you can mount a SMB
share and run tcpdump -w /that/share on your connection to see exactly
what your system of choice is "doing" network-wise. You can also do this
with a hub and another computer (or even directly on the box with
winpcap, assuming you trust that M$ didn't do some trickery that would
lie to it).

If you want to get fancier still, run Quagga on a linux box with a BGP
feed from somewhere and blackhole AS8060, AS8069, AS8705, AS3598, and a
couple of others I'm too lazy to look up at the moment .. and route your
traffic through that.


Michael Holstein
Cleveland State University

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