I read my DSL contract about 5 times to see if there was a problem with
this.  Nothing is spelled out in the contract.  If I call for tech support
and mention that my DSL computer is running as a proxy server, they don't
want to help.  So from my stand point, it is legal, but the phone company
does want to deal with network issues.  I suppose it is just a support issue
for them.

Carl Galgano
EDI Consulting Services, Inc.
540 Powder Springs Street
Suite C19
Marietta, GA  30064
mailto: cgalgano@ediconsulting.com
EDI, Communications and AS400 Technical Consulting

-----Original Message-----
From: David Prowak <prowakd@emi.com>
To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Date: Monday, November 29, 1999 2:33 PM
Subject: Re: Ethernet x-over cable

>I have cable access at home, with what is probably the largest
>of the companies offering internet access, and they absolutely make it
>connecting more than 1 PC is NOT allowed.
>Does that stop people from your a proxy or NAT?
>No, but it is considered theft of services.
>Ever hear of someone getting arrested stealing cable TV services with a
>cheater box?
>Well this is the cyber version of that.

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