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Re: Mathematica Calls Home

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  • Subject: [mg95538] Re: Mathematica Calls Home
  • From: Peltio <peltio at>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2009 06:44:54 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <gl1blg$95t$>
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> The following is a bit more puzzling. Another kind of outbound connection
> attempts, rated as medium risk, takes place in occasions when saving my
> notebooks. Then Mathematica tries to connect to the IP (DNS)
> on port 53. 

A whois shows that this IP is registered by Akamai Technologies. Does 
this ring any bells?
A quick search shows that it's a company that mirrors servers in order 
to offer faster internet connection. Perhaps the machine you save your 
notebooks to is a mirrored one.


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