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Re: How to Blocking VoIP ( H.323) ?

  • From: Alexei Roudnev
  • Date: Sat Nov 13 03:58:04 2004


>
> On Fri, 12 Nov 2004, Alexei Roudnev wrote:
>
> > If someone want to be insane -  allow him to do it; what's the problem?
Is
> > this question coming from Panamian government? -:)
>
> when you have to comply with some insane gov't ruling at penalty of
> legal (possibly felony type actions) you will also squeal like the virtual
> pig...
To comply with government, it is enough to SHOW blocking - block SIP and
H323 standar ports. It is not your concern, if SkyPE can make a tricks.

But I believe, that to comply with anything in Panama you need just to give
a $$$, not to set up acll lists.



>
> >
> > This is internet - if I have 10 Mbit connection and 100msec latency, I
can
> > use it for Voice, no way to block me; if it is 19200bits/second and 2
second
> > latency, I can not. That's all. Other methods can provide temporary
reliefe
> > only.
> >
>
> true, this was the arguement put forth to the folks at the time, they
> still insisted on their backwards, telco-minded thinking... Fortunately
> after a few months they saw the light and removed the requirement.
>
> Joe might not be that lucky, or he might be able to show precedent to
> others about why it's bad to try to block the voip.
>
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Christopher L. Morrow" <christopher.morrow@mci.com>
> > > On Thu, 11 Nov 2004, Robert Mathews wrote:
> > > > To Joe Shen:
> > > >
> > > > Perhaps 'I am failing to see it' but, what can be gained by blocking
> > VoIP
> > > > traffic other than freeing bandwidth and CPU churnings?
> > >
> > > reference panamanian gov'ts choice to protect legacy/incumbant carrier
> > > business by blocking voip. no one said it was 'smart' just that it was
> > > what the gov't wanted. Perhaps Joe lives in a similar situation?
> >