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Re: Blocking specific sites within certain countries.
On Thu, 14 Nov 2002 17:26:21 EST, "Patrick W. Gilmore" <email@example.com> said: > Not if you block the domain name terrorist.com from resolving at the > caching name server, only if you block the IP address to which is resolves > on your routers. (Which in many cases will be an Akamai server inside your > network - if not, just ask. :) http://a1016.g.akamai.net/f/1016/606/1d/(rest deleted) So tell me again how you're going to filter a1016.g.akamai.net? And how you're not going to piss off the OTHER sites on that server? (Yes, I know that the virtualized hostname is down in the (rest deleted) part of the URL - is that what you want to try to filter in a firewall? Especially when the name could (and probably will) be % encoded or whatever? Or are we simply assuming that all terrorists are dumb enough to not know how to use a proxy? (Remember that we *are* worried they're smart enough to use strong crypto...) -- Valdis Kletnieks Computer Systems Senior Engineer Virginia Tech