5 days ago
I copied this out of one of my Hubs. Since when did our ip adresses start showing up in hub Comments and why?
The ip address has always been on hubs, in the comments. Only the author and the hub team can see them.
I have never seen them on my hubs before? mine or anyone elses and now I see them for everyone.
Then I would guess that you do have something strange going on.
I just checked the hubs of some others, and could not see them, but could see them on my hubs.
Ohma- I just looked at one of your hubs and I didnt see it .. .
Thats correct, If you comment on someones hub then they can see your IP
We only see your IP address if you comment in one of our hubs.
No I think if it is just me seeing it is maybe not an HP problem
I have never seen it before tonight guess I shouldn't worry about it then. Thanks everyone.
The IP address has been there for the longest time now. You are the only one who can see the IP addresses for those who leave comments, including your own comments.
No one outside you(the moderator/author) can see them.
isn't the ip address what hackers use to gain access to others computers?
I don't think so because the IP is just a description of a general area where the computer is and the service provider, but then again I could be wrong.
Yes a hacker could attack your PC using your IP address IF you have no firewall, have not kept your pc's software patched and your software has major holes.
A good firewall will not keep any unneeded ports open. If you have good security i wouldn't worry about anyone seeing your IP address.
BTW a IP is the exact location on the internet of your PC, the same way a phone number routes calls to your phone. or a mailing address a letter to your home.
If you want to know where your IP is, just google "Whats my IP" and you'll find where you IP is...mine is in Colorado , many states away !
by Audrey Selig 7 years ago
I just noticed this. Is it new or has it always been there? What would be the reason for this posting?
by Nell Rose 9 months ago
Please, can you bring back the IP addresses at the bottom of the comment boxes when someone makes a comment? We always used to be able to check out where someone comes from after they made a comment.It's okay if the comment is nice, but if we get one that's insulting or even slightly threatening I...
by David Stillwell 8 years ago
How come when people leave comments I can see their IP address?I have not noticed this before today, but when I was approving comments an IP address was listed below the approve/deny button. Twice, two separate IP address? Why?
by Kathy 8 years ago
Is it possible to block a hubber from visiting your hubpages? if one has been particularly offensive, can they be "banned" from one's hubpages?
by Kiz Robinson 11 years ago
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