Sunday, March 30, 2008

rip-off (75 = 76 = 77 =78 =79 =81)

“There are three things in the world that deserve no mercy -- hypocrisy, fraud, and tyranny,” someone said. This is presumably why the internet is so merciless.

In this thread at Howard Forums, dating from March 2004, to judge from the Wayback machine, "drumming27" complains that he had agreed to sell an xbox to "Mr. Chow", but had never been paid, and now is unable to contact Chow. Drumming gives all the information that he has on "Chow", including the shipping address, all the IPs that in the communications. The list of IPs is again telling, since they are mostly Rogers: ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( (
Some might have been struck by the number of IPs involved in such a simple transaction. But for those who have been following my recent posts, Rogers IPs within this group seem to do this a lot. Here it seems that Chow, too, had IP shifts from x.x.x.75 to x.x.x.76, etc., in early 2004.