DMCA takedowns of networks

Joe Greco jgreco at ns.sol.net
Mon Oct 26 09:45:09 CDT 2009


> > > So why are we having this discussion?
> > 
> > Because it appears that HE took down non-infringing sites?
> > 
> > Excuse me for stating the obvious.  :-)
> > 
> > ... JG
> > --
> > Joe Greco - sol.net Network Services - Milwaukee, WI -
> 
> On the technical side of this question...
> 
> Let's say that a customer is doing virtual hosting. So they have a bunch
> of sites (Let's say hundreds) on a single IP address. Given that one of
> the sites is misbehaving (use your own definition), how would a provider
> block the one site, without blocking others that share the same IP
> address, without looking at every port 80 request and parsing for the
> header for the URL?
> 
> Is there a better solution that doesn't require intrusive parsing?

Sure.  Tell the hoster they've got to shut it down, or else lose their
connectivity.

Sometimes it can be both simple *and* obvious.

... 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.




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