F means filtered ?

Perry E. Metzger perry at piermont.com
Tue Feb 18 16:13:28 UTC 1997

"Justin W. Newton" writes:
> At 07:48 PM 2/16/97 -0500, Avi Freedman wrote:
> >It seems to me, Jim, that a reasonable person would assume that he allows
> >access to the services that it's supposed to provide (DNS), but reserves
> >the right to 'F'ilter services that are immaterial to the DNS functionality.
> I think actually the question that Jim was asking is whether Paul filters
> access to the root name server he runs based on his Spam Blacklist.


The whole thing was started when Paul stated that he permitted a
particular root name server to be pinged and tracerouted "against his
better judgement", meaning he's pondered filtering particular classes
of traffic.


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