Originally Posted by VKK3450
If someone is IP banned, then that means they can still log on from work / wifi at the coffee house / etc right? Your IP is specific to your connection, not your laptop. Its not like it records the MAC address or anything.
And my BT broadband connection has a dynamic IP, so it changes occasionally. Does that mean that if I were to be banned then I could just wait until the IP was reassigned and I would be able to log on again? (of course the login would be disabled, so I would need to register again)
to the best of my knowledge, almost right. Your username will also be banned, so you would have to go to work, sign up with a new username, and then use that one...once we know it is you, well then we will probably ban that IP too. Dynamic thingy - not sure.
Aint perfect, but best we got...