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Re: How should ISPs notify customers about Bots (Was Re: DNS Hijacking
> On Mon, 23 Jul 2007, Joe Greco wrote: > > Hint: there is no bot. My traffic is being redirected regardless. Were I > > a Cox customer (and I'm not), I'd be rather ticked off. > > Hint: the bots are on computers connecting to the irc server, not the irc > server. Hint: I know. As I said, for the challenged, THERE IS NO BOT. MY TRAFFIC IS BEING REDIRECTED REGARDLESS. > > Interfering with services in order to clean a bot would be a much more > > plausible excuse if there was a bot. There is no bot. > > So are you claiming no bots ever try to connect to that server? I don't care if bots ever try to connect to that server. I can effectively stop the bots from connecting to servers by shutting down the Internet, but that doesn't make that solution reasonable or correct. ... JG -- Joe Greco - sol.net Network Services - Milwaukee, WI - http://www.sol.net "We call it the 'one bite at the apple' rule. Give me one chance [and] then I won't contact you again." - Direct Marketing Ass'n position on e-mail spam(CNN) With 24 million small businesses in the US alone, that's way too many apples.