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Postby MLG COOL DOMINIK » 27 May 2018, 12:00

This has to be added, since many get away with hacks/insulting/ban evading.
If this gets added.
This means no bad guests = more nice guests.
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Re: trackable guests

Postby GZ55 » 27 May 2018, 18:54

There is no way to track a Guest beyond their IP address (Internet Protocol), which is often restricted to a single internet access point, e.g. one router. I believe all bans are IP based, so if you get banned on one account, you can no longer use any of your other accounts and you can't even enter as a Guest. Beyond that, I think the staff are already doing all they can to prevent the issues you just named.

Just ignore the flamers and quit the matches in which there are hackers, simple.

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Re: trackable guests

Postby Hikarikaze » 28 May 2018, 02:01

GZ55 wrote:There is no way to track a Guest beyond their IP address (Internet Protocol), which is often restricted to a single internet access point, e.g. one router. I believe all bans are IP based, so if you get banned on one account, you can no longer use any of your other accounts and you can't even enter as a Guest. Beyond that, I think the staff are already doing all they can to prevent the issues you just named.

Just ignore the flamers and quit the matches in which there are hackers, simple.

Site bans can be IP based but they don't have to be. They're usually IP bans just for convenience. The problem with what you're saying though (not the suggestion/last part) is that there's no way to link a user that actually can be IP banned with a guest account being used so finding/banning people gets tricky. Tracking guests' IPs at least allows for guest IDs to be matched with user accounts the same way alts are matched. Right now guests are entirely hidden from tracking and ban systems which is a concern; staff can't do anything as a result when it comes to guests unless they magically find the accounts of users misusing the guest rank, if they even registered or logged on with the same IP at all
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Re: trackable guests

Postby GZ55 » 8 June 2018, 03:19

Trickier than I thought it would be... I guess IP's aren't the silver bullet to the issue. It would be nice if a proper implementation of Guest tracking was put into place, but I wouldn't know how that would work. I am so computer-illiterate. *shrugs*

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