[LINK] google misdeeds and Australia's Privacy Commissioner
cas at taz.net.au
Tue Jun 22 21:09:41 EST 2010
On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 06:48:57PM +1000, Kim Holburn wrote:
> On 2010/Jun/22, at 4:29 PM, Richard Chirgwin wrote:
> > At the physical layer, you're absolutely right. But a WiFi network is
> > not only Layer One - it's also the MAC layer, Layer Two.
> Bzzzzzzt. Wrong. It is the link layer or layer 1. MAC (Media Access
> Control) address, "ethernet" layer. Layer 2 is the IP layer.
depends. if he's talking OSI model (which seems to be the case) then
it's layer 2.
the (roughly 4-layer) IP model doesn't map exactly to the 7-layer OSI
> I don't think getting in high dudgeon over this is all that helpful.
worse than that, i think it's counter-productive. it's crying wolf, and
serves only to hide REAL privacy infringements (by google and others).
craig sanders <cas at taz.net.au>
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