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RE: BGP-based blackholing/hijacking patented in Australia?
http://www.linx.net/papers/blocking/Blackhole%20Policy%20Announcement%20Serv ice%20-%20LINX%20position%20paper%20FINAL.pdf Is the paper for those who are interested. Malcolm Hutty <email@example.com> did a lot of the good work on this paper. Regards, Neil. I Wrote: > Niels, > The UK government have looked at this as a possibility to use > this non-technology as away for the banks to advise ISP's > about false bank logon schemes "phishing sites". > > The UK industry lead by the members of the London Internet > Exchange responded with a paper outlining how this > non-solution was fatally flawed and would actually not > resolve this problem at all, and actually give a false sense > of security. The UK government has since agreed with the > industry and is working on other possible solutions, like the > banks solving their own problem with token like technologies > etc, rather than let us poor operators solve their problems for them. > > I hope this "non-technology" gets the patent it deserves! > > Regards, > Neil. > > > >