Monitoring, Flow Stats (Re: spam whore, norcal-systems)

Dan Hollis goemon at
Wed Feb 3 22:48:54 UTC 1999

On Wed, 3 Feb 1999, Dean Anderson wrote:
> I note that none of the big providers do any of this. They don't block.
> They don't monitor for more than their service quality.  Other than
> canceling service if they get complaints, they don't do anything except
> perhaps refer complaints to others. 

Is blocking smurfs a violation of ECPA? Some providers do indeed block
smurfs that they transit, as you say, "3 providers removed".


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