EC2 and GAE means end of ip address reputation industry? (Re:Intrustion attempts from Amazon EC2 IPs)

Tomas L. Byrnes tomb at byrneit.net
Mon Jun 23 12:45:38 CDT 2008


You can easily make IP reputation scale to IPV6 using the APL RRTYPE.

See RFC3123

 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Colin Alston [mailto:karnaugh at karnaugh.za.net] 
> Sent: Monday, June 23, 2008 8:18 AM
> To: Paul Vixie
> Cc: nanog at merit.edu
> Subject: Re: EC2 and GAE means end of ip address reputation 
> industry? (Re:Intrustion attempts from Amazon EC2 IPs)
> 
> On 2008/06/22 06:17 PM Paul Vixie wrote:
> > with EC2, it's game-over for the IP reputation industry
> 
> Realistically speaking, did you not expect that to be inevitable?
> 
> As access to the internet increases, the chances of SMTP 
> scaling to prevent spam decreases. And as IP's become more 
> numerous and 'chuckable' (so much more so with IPv6 around 
> the corner), the idea of a blacklist becomes ever more useless.
> 
> What we need is a new mail protocol.. [But people have been 
> saying that for decades now]
> 
> 




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