Policies affecting the Internet as a whole - Hitting where it hurts

Neil J. McRae neil at easynet.net
Fri Dec 27 16:34:59 UTC 1996

On Fri, 27 Dec 1996 11:29:50 -0500 (EST) 
 David Schwartz <davids at wiznet.net> alleged:

> 	I think a list of sites that refuse to deal with troublemakers
> (with details) would be extremely useful. If people want to use it to
> blackhole traffic, that would be their decision.

Personally, I agree.

> 	Even more importantly, you could check it before choosing an ISP
> or provider to be sure that your provider is running a clean ship. That
> way you don't get inconvenienced by other provider's defensive acts
> against your provider.
> 	As an added bonus, you have some more assurance that your provider
> will come to your aid if you are mail bombed, ping flooded, or hacked in
> some other way. Providers that deal effectively with their own customers
> when they create trouble are much more likely to assist their own
> customers when they are attacked. 

Indeed, Just get it right so that the press and anyone else doesn't
get the wrong idea thats all I'm saying really!

Neil J. McRae. Alive and Kicking.          E A S Y N E T  G R O U P  P L C 
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