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Re: Open relays and open proxies
I think the most basic thing that any xSP could do to prevent relays and other basic address spoofing would be to disable source ip routing in every router that's installed. I would prevent a lot of abuse. Curt On Friday 25 April 2003 11:57, John Payne wrote: > --On Friday, April 25, 2003 11:17 AM -0400 Joe Abley <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > On Friday, Apr 25, 2003, at 08:17 Canada/Eastern, Jack Bates wrote: > >> With the exception of Joe-Jobs, spamvertised websites should be > >> terminated. > > > > If this were rigorously enforced, it would provide a mechanism for > > anybody with an axe to grind to take out any web site on the planet. Once > > all the commercial web sites had been taken off the air, the commercial > > web hosters would go out of business. Once all the web hosters were off > > the air, the access providers would go out of business (since there would > > be no interweb left for their customers to look at). > > Tired old argument that completely misses the "with the exception of joe > jobs" clause.