[arch-general] Single Person ISP?

Thanos Zygouris thanos.zygouris at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 04:39:16 EST 2009

Do not know if it'll work, but check out

-- Beware of he who would deny you access to information, for in his heart
he dreams himself your master.

On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 09:44, Brendan Long <korin43 at gmail.com> wrote:

> So recently Verizon has stopped letting me do free tethering and I've
> been looking for a replacement. Apparently all of the free ISPs I can
> find all require that you use their shitty Windows program to connect,
> so I decided, "I have a phone line, a modem and an internet connection,
> maybe I can make my own ISP".
> Basically, I want to take a computer with a dialup modem and an ethernet
> connection to a cable modem and make it so whenever someone calls, the
> computer picks up and acts like an ISP (requests username/password, then
> forwards all requests to the cable modem).
> Obviously, it wouldn't be that great (added latency, phone line won't
> work while it's active), but it's at least theoretically possible. I'm
> just wondering if there's software designed to do it.
> -Brendan Long

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