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BCP38 dismissal

  • From: Jo Rhett
  • Date: Thu Sep 04 12:45:50 2008

On Sep 4, 2008, at 7:24 AM, James Jun wrote:
Indeed... In today's internet, protecting your own box (cp-policer/ control
plane filtering) is far more important IMO than implementing BCP38 when much
of attack traffic comes from legitimate IP sources anyway (see botnets).

I'm sorry, but nonsense statements such as these burn the blood. Sure, yes, protecting yourself is so much more important than protecting anyone else.

Anyone else want to stand up and join the "I am an asshole" club?

Jo Rhett
Net Consonance : consonant endings by net philanthropy, open source and other randomness