Retain or restrain access logs?
When you use the Internet, a certain record of your activities is invariably created and - at least for a short time - retained by your Internet Service Provider. For example, when you establish an account with your ISP - whether it is AOL, Comcast, Verizon, Time-Warner, or any of thousands of ISPs you generally provide the ISP with your name, address, telephone number, and if it is a paid service, some form of payment - credit card, bank account, etc. The ISP will typically retain this account information, and will also keep records that associate this account information with any accounts that you create.
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