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Privacy Considerations for the Use of Hardware Serial Numbers in End-to-End Network Protocols

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (iesg)
Author Keith Moore
Last updated 1999-01-27
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Expired & archived
Stream WG state WG Document
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This memo describes privacy risks associated with the use of hardware serial numbers in network protocols, and some countermeasures which can ameliorate those risks.


Keith Moore

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