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Comms-slurping public bodies in UK need crash course in copy 'n' paste

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Re: I wish I had more upvotes to give

IPv4 or IPv6 gives the IP of that connection at that particular moment in time. That's why they want to have ISP keep the so called connection meta data as it is a cornerstone in tying access request to a location, but must be used with other supporting data like subscriber log data to understand who's account had that IP at that exact moment in question, not before or after.

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