Re: random MAC addresses for scanning

One option would be to use a random mac address for scanning, and also
generate a random MAC address for each AP you connect to, but keep the
same MAC address as long as you are connected to the same AP (and
remember it for next time you connect).

Please don't.

Large multi-AP wifi networks, such at large businesses and universities, 
use the MAC address as a machine identifier. Thus the machine can be 
tracked across access points. Although that tracking does sound nefarious, 
it's also what maintains your connections as you leave the coverage of one 
access point for another. If you present a differing MAC address to each 
AP then we can't maintain your connectivity.


Glen Turner <>

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