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r81984
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reply to cablegeek01

Re: don't steal....

said by cablegeek01:

I think it's a bit more than just stealing from a huge corporation. When people hack their cable modem, they often un-cap it and then the modem attempts to download and upload at its maximum capacity.
This overloads the upstream and downstream channels, and impairs everyone's service. If you have a few uncapped modems in a node, it can ruin everyone's internet experience. Especially if said hackers are using bit torrent as well.

Changing your profile or cloning the mac would be quickly detected.
Those that got away with doing these script kiddie hacks got away with it only because the cable company did not want to stop them when they easily could have.
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