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It depends on the situation really. If you're in a company holding sensitive user-information for example, yes, contacting law-enforcement ain't a bad idea and is actually often also required by law. However, if your small blog was attacked you should make out yourself if the hassle of an investigation or even court is worth it if nothing was at risk. But ...


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is it at reasonable to pursue the attacker by contacting the IP-owner's ISP? Most likely not. Any moderately skilled attacker would simply steal someone else's wifi or use a proxy. You can then contact that proxy's ISP which is probably located somewhere in Togo and you will never get a reply. If the attacker sets up servers for backdoors and alike, ...


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Assuming that the VPN service provides logs to law enforcement, then yes. Internet companies in the United States are required to adhere to U.S. data laws. That includes VPN services. That includes the providers used by private internet access. "Wait, what? But Mark Buffalo, Private Internet Access claims to not keep logs!" Yeah, that doesn't matter. PIA ...



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