In a John Doe case targeting Tufts University students, in Massachusetts, the University has submitted an extensive report to Judge Gertner indicating the difficulties in matching IP addresses to MAC addresses.
The memorandum explains that the systems used for management of the University's network "were not designed to facilitate forensic investigations of user activity, but to ensure smooth operations and to manage capacity issues".
July 28, 2008, Report of Tufts University to Hon. Nancy Gertner
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