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Re: NATting a whole country?
On Wed, 3 Jan 2007, Fergie wrote: > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > - -- "Steven M. Bellovin" <smb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > >According to > >http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/technology/AP-TechBit-Wikipedia-Block.html > >all of Qatar appears on the net as a single IP address. I don't know > >if it's NAT or a proxy that you need to use to get out to the world, > >but whatever the exact cause, it had a predictable consequence -- the > >entire country was barred from editing Wikipedia, due to abuse by > >(presumably) a few people. > > > > Sweet. :-) i can't wait for the: "uhm, that ip is being synflooded, perhaps we should just null route it?" call.... :( we've seen this more than 1 time with cable operators :( it's always fun!