looking for pull traffic

Christopher L. Morrow chris at UU.NET
Thu Nov 13 23:02:47 UTC 2003


On Thu, 13 Nov 2003, Paul Vixie wrote:

>
> support transit-exchange, there really ought to be a market for suck.

apparently there is a huge market for suck....
>
> (anybody have any guesses how much of the current ddos load is driven by
> ratio concerns?  that is, now that we know spammers are hiring folks to
> ddos antispammers, can we finally admit that isp's are hiring folks to
> fix their ratios for them by ddosing from larger-provider networks?
> viva laissez faire, i guess.)

I know of cases that sure looked like this in the late 1999/2000
timeframe.



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