F means filtered ?

Christopher E. Stefan flatline at ironhorse.com
Mon Feb 17 07:04:45 UTC 1997

On Sun, 16 Feb 1997, Jim Fleming wrote:

> Are you saying that you never "filter" packets from
> selected networks...?...thus, denying service to
> people trying to access the "public" Root Name
> Server that you operate...
> ...and also denying access to http://www.cix.org
> Does the F stand for "Filtered"...?

If someone was to attempt a denial of service attact against
F.root-servers.net I certainly hope Paul would filter the originating
network to protect nameservice for the other 99.5% of the Internet.

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