IP spoofing and spamming

Steve Mansfield steve at nwnet.net
Wed Oct 29 04:18:32 UTC 1997

> At 07:34 PM 10/28/97 -0600, Karl Denninger wrote:
> I would be interested in seeing a copy of that contract.  When suits
> (lawyers) get involved, how do you show that a violation has happened?
> Remember, no complaint has come to you and you would have had to sniff his
> line and open his smtp pkts to see he was spamming which would invoke a
> countersuit.

In the case brought up, you simple get a copy of a complaint from ISP X,
which gives you proof the user was spamming from that address, which gives
you every right to block it.

Steve Mansfield				 steve at nwnet.net
NorthWestNet Network Engineer	         425-649-7467

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