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...assuming the original packet came from a public real, physcial bit of wet string ethernet.
Posted Jan 10, 2005 14:32 UTC (Mon) by ami.ganguli (guest, #9613)
In the general memory allocation case, users of the APIs assume that information in freed memory is gone forever and won't be readable by another user later on.
Users that send data over a network don't (or shouldn't) assume that the data is private. If they require privacy, they know they must take additional steps to ensure it.
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