facebook spying on us?
os10rules at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 13:36:49 UTC 2011
On Sep 29, 2011, at 8:57 AM, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Sep 2011 18:43:49 +0530, Glen Kent said:
>> Any idea why these connections are established (with facebook and
>> akamaitechnologies) and how i can kill them? Since my laptop has
>> several connections open with facebook, what kind of information is
>> flowing there?
> Probably you visited other pages that have links to Facebook on them. Try
> and see if these connections evaporate.
> Akamai is a content-caching service, just means somebody paid to have their
> content be (hopefully) nearer to you network-wise.
>> I also wonder about the kind of servers facebook must be having to be
>> able to manage millions of TCP connections that must be terminating
> Two words: Big Honkin' Load Balancers. OK, maybe more than two words. ;)
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