RE: User Hash

From: Dylan Douglas <dylan_at_mediadefender.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2007 10:44:58 -0700

J-

1. No, the eMule user hash stays the same after you install it and it is
just a 16-byte GUID used for the credit system.
2. They should. I will check if that stays static after install or is
something dynamic.
3. No. If it was, people could spoof the credit system.
4. You know the answer.

-D

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Dylan Douglas
MediaDefender
"dyed-in-the-wool online scalp hunter"
 

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jay Mairs
>Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2007 8:24 PM
>To: Ben Grodsky; Ty Heath; Dylan Douglas; Ben Ebert
>Subject: Re: User Hash
>
>Ty and Dylan,
>
>Does the kad user hash change when you reconnect or restart
>emule? Does every client that has a emule user hash also have
>a kad user hash? Is the emule user hash visible on the
>network other than the direct initiation of a download?
>
>How much of a pain will it be to collect these emule user hashes?
>
>
>Thanks
>
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Ben Grodsky
>To: Jay Mairs; Ty Heath; Dylan Douglas; Ben Ebert
>Sent: Thu Aug 16 17:51:31 2007
>Subject: FW: User Hash
>
>See below from Universal Studios.
>
>Dylan or Ty -- any idea wtf BayTSP is talking about? I know
>some BayTSP people, so if you have questions that I can ask
>them directly that may be faster than going through Universal Studios.
>
>Thanks,
>Ben
>
>________________________________
>
>From: Skinner, Andrew (NBC Universal)
>[mailto:Andrew.Skinner_at_nbcuni.com]
>Sent: Thu 16-Aug-07 17:43
>To: Ben Grodsky
>Subject: User Hash
>
>
>
>Hi Ben,
>
>
>
>It looks like my email is working again. Yay!
>
>
>
>
>
>I just double checked what type of hash Bay is recording. Can
>you guys start capturing the eMule user hash instead of the
>KAD hash? Here is what they said,
>
>
>
>"It is the eMule user hash. It is not specific to either the
>
>traditional or Kad network, rather it is the client software's own.
>
>It is valuable because it doesn't change from session to
>session in the application. Unless the user removes the
>configuration files or completely uninstalls and reinstalls
>the application, the eMule user hash remains constant.
>
>"
>
>
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>This is what needs to be recorded.
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>
>
>Thanks,
>
>Andrew
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>
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