AT&T. Layer 6-8 needed.

Kody Riker kody at vaserv.com
Mon Jul 27 01:31:18 CDT 2009


Seems that ATT has restored access to 4chan as confirmed on
http://www.centralgadget.com/att-blocking-access-to-portions-of-4chan-2336/
and on an IRC I happened to be idleing in.

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Kody Riker
Level II
VAServ Ltd

-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew D Kirch [mailto:trelane at trelane.net] 
Sent: Monday, July 27, 2009 2:25 AM
To: William Pitcock
Cc: nanog - n. am. network ops group list
Subject: Re: AT&T. Layer 6-8 needed.

William Pitcock wrote:
> On Sun, 2009-07-26 at 23:15 -0700, Shon Elliott wrote:
>   
>> Okay, so how do YOU block the attacks from eating up your bandwidth
>> and filling
>> up your logs without blocking the entire IP?
>>     
>
> If I was AT&T, I would purchase DDoS filtering equipment and run it at
> edge where all of my traffic is peering anyway.
>
> This discussion is about AT&T, not you.
>
> William
>   
While I agree, I certainly believe that due to the nature of some of the
content
on 4chan, AT&T can make a strong "Good Samaritan" claim under 47USC230. 
There's
always TOR.


Andrew D Kirch







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