08-07-2010, 06:30 PM
| | Re: All browsers have open TCP connections to 1e100.net?
On Sat, 7 Aug 2010 09:51:06 -0700 (PDT), Noop wrote:
> Hi all,
> I keep finding that browsers are accessing 1e100.net
> in the background. Often there are 5 or 10 open connections
> to servers at that domain. This is true of Firefox, Safari, and
> People say this is something to do with safe browsing,
> so in Firefox I went to alt:config and disabled "safe browsing" and
> set all URLs to do with safe browsing to a bogus domain, yet
> these connections are still being made.
> So if 1e100.net connections are nothing to do with
> safe browsing, what are they? Are they tracking web
> accesses illegally? They are something to do with MarkMonitor
> which seems to be about DRM.
> Anybody here know?
from what I've been reading it looks like this is an attempt by google to
manage their few hundred thousand servers. But even while a user is not
even online? Why should something like that become active as you boot your
Ergo, it must be some sooper sekrit technology recently deployed by the
federal government so that Obama knows what you're doing with your machine.