[RC5] New stats

Scott Dodson scott.dodson at bozax.iainc.net
Tue Dec 8 23:42:29 EST 1998


Maybe by a combination of them all.  Mainly Ip/dns locations or whatever, and
timezones?  Isn't the timezone information recorded in the blocks?  Or maby even
more basic, which keyserver is hit, that will not be very accurate, but it's
something to look at.

Steve Carr wrote:

> This idea sounds good, but how would you decide where the keys came from?
>
> 1 - By IP address.  It would show a huge concentration at, say, the IBM
> filewall/gateway that I for one use, or any similar setup that global
> organisations might use.
>
> 2) by eMail address.  It would show a bias towards USA due to the 'fact' that
> USA owns the net and all .com. .net etc domains come are theoretically US
> ones.
>
> 3) by 'self identification'.  This would
> a) only work for those that bother to do it
> b) doesn't reflect where the actual machines cracking the keys are located
> (some of mine are in Australia, some in New Zealand etc...)
>
> There may be some other method I've not thought of, but these ones are the
> first that sprang to mind.
>
> Scott Dodson wrote:
>
> > Also, maybe if possible a color coded map of the world, kind
> > of like those altitude maps but have it show the different ammount of
> > people by color coding.
>
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