Commit 567c89df authored by Tails developers's avatar Tails developers
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Describe AdvGoalIdTails with an example

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......@@ -19,16 +19,18 @@ the Internet to their authentication servers. This should not affect your
decision regarding MAC address spoofing. If you decide to disable MAC address
spoofing your computer can already be identified by your ISP.
Having such a unique identifier used on the local network can harm your privacy:
Having such a unique identifier used on the local network can harm your privacy.
Here are two examples:
1. For example, if you use your laptop to connect to several Wi-Fi networks, the
1. If you use your laptop to connect to several Wi-Fi networks, the
same MAC address of your Wi-Fi card is used on all those local networks. Someone
observing those networks can recognize your MAC address and **track your
geographical location**.
2. Someone observing the traffic coming out of your computer on the local
network can probably **suspect you of being a Tails users**, as explained in our
documentation on [[network fingerprint|about/fingerprint]].
2. As explained in our documentation on [[network
fingerprint|about/fingerprint]], someone observing the traffic coming out of
your computer on the local network can probably see that you are using Tails. In
that case, your MAC address can **identify you as a Tails user**.
What is MAC address spoofing?
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