similar ips

Paul M Rice asked 3 years ago

i just learned how to change my ip my self a few weeks ago and i was wondering whats the dangers of having the same ip as some one else?because some times ill accidentally choose the same ip as some one else. ill change right after that of course but i'm still curious.

1 Answers
Rob Vargas Staff answered 3 years ago

Paul, IP addresses are not all that different from physical house addresses. If two (computers, houses, whatever) have the same address, then communications cannot be properly sent to the correct recipient. So it can cause problems for you *and* for the other person.

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