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Nov. 30, 2022, 9:25 a.m. | /u/DontHaveTheBook

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I've just noticed that Windows (11) has the option to use random hardware addresses for each WiFi connection.

My (Samsung Android) phone also has something similar, which is the option of using a random MAC address.

I also see the phone has a setting that says "WiFi non-persistent MAC randomization".

From what I understand, this is a privacy thing. It stops WiFi networks from recognizing you when you connect to them again?

Does it do anything else? How does it …

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