We have a firewall (was Re: Pakistan government orders ISP service level agreement)

E.B. Dreger eddy+public+spam at noc.everquick.net
Tue May 6 23:51:00 UTC 2003

SD> Date: Tue, 6 May 2003 19:28:48 -0400 (EDT)
SD> From: Sean Donelan

SD> The Pakistan Telecommunications Company Ltd has aquired a
SD> firewall to solve the DDOS situation impacting Internet
SD> service in the country.  An unnamed security advisor asserted
SD> the proper use of a firewall would control the DDOS attacks
SD> and prevent hacking.

Now the DDoS melts the pipes _and_ the firewall.  I'd like to
know if said "consultant" ever considered recommending the PTC
contact their upstreams for help with backtrace/blocking.  Anyone
with a modicum of clue (or Google access) should figure out that

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