Maybe, maybe not.<br><br>You can usually get their true IP address (they could be spoofing) from which they sent the message, but most commercial DSL installations rotate your IP address so that you can't host off of it - or at least not easily. Same with cable modems constantly changing IP addresses. For that sole reason, it may not be that person's IP address at the time you receive the message.<br><br>It's a good start though.<br><br>I do wonder why you would want the IP address, though...<br><br>
He is someone I know and he wanted to start this stupid "Computer War" he doesn't know [censored] about computers but he has friends in the high ends of Earthlink who he claims can [censored] up my computer.<br><br>Peace, Late, Skate<br><br>~Steve~
Ahh, but the IP adress they used remains in some sort of a log for 2-3 or more days on the gateways. But yes, if they used a open relay SMTP server to send the email, then it's untraceable.<br><br>Ever heard of <a href="http://spamcop.net/">SpamCop</a>?<br><br>If that guy is using someone's help in Earthlink, they better be careful. The first thing you would do is contact Earthlink and let them know about the "scenery."<br><br>--<br>I am Dyslexic of Borg. Fusistance is retile. Your a$$ will be laminated.
Xplain's use of MacNews, AppleCentral and AppleExpo are not affiliated with Apple, Inc. MacTech is a registered trademark of Xplain Corporation. AppleCentral, MacNews, Xplain, "The journal of Apple technology", Apple Expo, Explain It, MacDev, MacDev-1, THINK Reference, NetProfessional, MacTech Central, MacTech Domains, MacForge, and the MacTutorMan are trademarks or service marks of Xplain Corp. Sprocket is a registered trademark of eSprocket Corp. Other trademarks and copyrights appearing in this printing or software remain the property of their respective holders.
All contents are Copyright 1984-2010 by Xplain Corporation. All rights reserved. Theme designed by Icreon.