Commit bf888da0 authored by Tails developers's avatar Tails developers
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Don't use footnotes

We are not sure the advantages of introducing multimarkdown compensate the
disadvantages:

https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-dev/2014-March/005130.html
parent b2fc5e81
......@@ -12,12 +12,7 @@ interface.
While your IP address identifies where you are on the Internet, your MAC address
identifies which device you are using on the local network. MAC addresses are
only useful on the local network and are not sent over the Internet.[^portal]
[^portal]: Some [[!wikipedia captive portals]] might send your MAC address over
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.
only useful on the local network and are not sent over the Internet.
Having such a unique identifier used on the local network can harm your privacy.
Here are two examples:
......@@ -131,3 +126,8 @@ Other considerations
- When using **mobile phone connectivity**, such as 3G or GSM, the identifier of
your SIM card (IMSI) and the serial number of your phone (IMEI) are always
revealed to the mobile phone operator.
- Some [[!wikipedia captive portals]] might send your MAC address over 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.
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