BBC News - 'Fresh proposals' planned over cyber-monitoring

Ian Batten igb at
Sat May 11 15:49:30 BST 2013

On 10 May 2013, at 13:49, Andrew Cormack <Andrew.Cormack at> wrote:

> And the static mappings between port ranges and customers might arguably be covered by the current Data Retention Regs? And anyway represent only a similar volume of logs to current DHCP. That might explain the "may not need legislation" comment?

But surely the problem would be that the actual services don't log source port numbers, and therefore even if you have the NAT mappings, you don't know which of the users who happened to be on a particular IP number was the user in question without the source port?


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