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Re: Inter-provider communications (Re: nobody @home)
On Sun, 21 Jan 2001, Jared Mauch wrote: > On Sun, Jan 21, 2001 at 09:41:49PM -0500, Steve Sobol wrote: > > > > Patrick Greenwell wrote: > > > > > If a provider won't help their own paying customers, what chance is their > > > that they are going to help anyone that isn't their customer? > > > > I'm just waiting for one of the big NSPs to be sued due to complicity in > > an attack. That, essentially, is what we're dealing with. > > I don't see that happening anytime. If it's big enough to sue over > the law enforcement agencies get involved and they tend to get the > attention required to stop these attacks on the isp/nsp side. I think you are absolutely right, but not solely for that reason. Anyone big enough to play "my lawyers can beat up your lawyers" for real is likely to garner the attention of the provider and avoid litigation. So here we are with the Internet being ruled by lawyers.