Modded modems? Since when was this possible?

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by JJBro1, Jan 25, 2009.

  1. JJBro1
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    JJBro1 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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  2. adgloride

    adgloride Its A Wii Wario

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    I've heard people can get modded modems for Virgin Media, which is in the UK to speed the internet up. But it is illegal and immoral.
     
  3. Jiggah

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    It's called uncapping, and it's been around for a long time. It's detectable to the cable company. Even if he spoofed the MAC address, which the article says he did, it's easily detectable when the cable company realizes that more than one MAC address is on their line.
     
  4. Ericthegreat

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    I'm normaly all for things like this but when you uncap your modem you bog down everyone in your area.
     
  5. UltraMagnus

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    dammit! why can't I live in a cabled area!