[opensource] Help A Guy Recover His Lost Laptop

Silas Baronda silas.baronda at gmail.com
Sat Jul 18 02:23:49 EDT 2009


On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 2:02 AM, Matt<greyworld at gmail.com> wrote:
> could a short program/script to play a looping wav file of a dog
> whistle at max volume be used to create a silent(ish) alert? then walk
> a dog around that general area until it gets unreasonably aggravated
> near one unit or another...
>
> or if a sound could be triggered remotely at will, maybe monitor the
> network for a period of inactivity and then when you find it, deploy a
> person to the suspected general area and repeatedly trigger a distinct
> sound and see if they hear it. again liking a dog whistle for this, if
> an agreeable dog is available.

>From reading I am pretty sure that he knew where the person lived.  It
was just proving to the authorities that the person actually stole the
laptop.

>
>
>
> On 7/17/09, Maximilian Herkender <herkender.1 at osu.edu> wrote:
>> (whoops forgot to reply-all)
>>
>> I've got one of those Linux Linksys routers. Anybody can be a DNS
>> server if their IP doesn't change too quickly. What kind of hardware
>> do you mean?
>>
>> -Max
>>
>> On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 8:31 PM, Silas Baronda<silas.baronda at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 7:35 PM, A. J. Lingo<lingo.13 at osu.edu> wrote:
>>>> Hello all,
>>>>
>>>> I'm a lurker on reddit.com, and saw the plight of another Redditor - he
>>>> had
>>>> his laptop stolen by a neighbor, and can see it connecting to his router.
>>>> He
>>>> needs personally identifiable info on the guy who has it, and has been
>>>> asking for help.
>>>>
>>>> Turns out he is a fellow OSU student.
>>>>
>>>> Any chance we can help this guy?
>>>
>>> >From reading the guys post he is out of hardware to do it.  He had a
>>> pretty good plan of setting up a DNS server and redirecting his
>>> traffic.  Since he leaves near campus anyone have extra hardware to
>>> help him?
>>>
>>>>
>>>> -- Lingo
>>>>
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